Eastern Cottonwood

Range of the Eastern Cottonwood
Eastern Cottonwood

Location: Southern half of Minnesota. (Also found in Southern and Central States.)

Fun Facts: fine, uniform texture; straight grain; moderately stiff and soft; moderately low in strength and shock resistance; small, heart-shaped leaves; white, cottony fiber floats from trees

Uses: Boxes; crates; palletsveneerpulpwood;
excelsior; fuel

Full Size: 80-100 feet in height, 3-4 feet in diameter; maximum 175 feet in height and 12 feet in diameter

Age at Maturity: 90 years

  • Eastern Cottonwood
    Eastern Cottonwood
    Eastern Cottonwood
   

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Trees absorb carbon, and finished products store it! These products made from wood are 50% carbon by weight.

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