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- Leaf Scorch - Moderate Resistance
- Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
- Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
- Root Rot - High Resistance
- Large Growing
- Columnar/Narrow Growing
- Upright Growing
- Deer Resistant
- Attracts Birds
Preferred Planting Season*
- Spring Planting
- Fall Planting
- Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
- Adapts Well to Wet Areas
- Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)
- Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
- Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Season of Interest*
- Late Spring/Early Summer
- Late Summer/Early Autumn
- Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
- Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
- Provides Shade
- Wind/Dust Break
- Border Plant
- Landscape Specimen
- Sound Barrier
- Accent Plant
- Near Water Gardens or Ponds
- Privacy/Hedge/Living Fence
- Mass Planting
Homeowner Growing & Maintenance
Populus is very easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.
Theves Cottonwood is a smaller variety of Cottonless Cottonwood.
Order now, supplies are limited. You will not be billed until tree is shipped.
Populus nigra afganica
Buy Theves Cottonwood online. Theves Cottonwood is very pyramidal in youth becoming somewhat pyramidal in maturity. Theves is also a fuller cottonwood and closely resembles the native trees. The leaves are light to medium green in the summer becoming a pale yellow in the fall.
Common Name: Cottonwood / Poplar
FREE with every plant purchased:
- The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
- A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
- Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
- Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
- Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.
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5 gallon Potted
(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
(5-6 ft tall)
(0 units available now)