It also colonizes disturbed upland sites with adequate moisture. info@soundnativeplants.com, Native willow thicket planted from live stakes. Cottonwood grew faster than sycamore. & Gray) cuttings were collected from five Oregon provenances along a north-south gradient. When fresh and fully mature, the fruit is 5 mm in diameter and dark red and contains a single seed, like all drupes. Suitability and Productivity of Sites There are no guides for estimating site productivity for black cottonwood in Oregon and Washington. Brush material means sections of branches with twigs and growing tips still attached. 1990. All the nurseries had the seedless cottonwood and I wanted the old one from when I was a kid. Deciduous male catkins are 0.8 to 1.2 in. Mechanized harvesting is quite suitable for typical plantations on agricultural lands (fiber farms). Temperatures range from a maximum of 60 to 117°F to a minimum of -53 to 32°F. In bending applications, almost 70 percent of the pieces failed. The wood and buds were burned down to charcoal and used as ceremonial incense. Average service life of untreated cottonwood posts in ground contact is 4 to 5 years. Zone 0; Zone 1; Zone 2; Zone 3; Zone 4; Zone 5; Zone 6; Zone 7; Zone 8; Zone 9; A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Willow trees are used extensively as a source of biofuel in several European countries. I have a huge cottonwood tree tha we are soon going to be having removed from our yard. 1993. USDA Forest Service, Washington D.C. Agriculture Handbook 654. Read on for more cottonwood tree facts. 5 strong cuttings of “Black Madeira KK” variety, 8-10” long! It is made into a tea and used as a wash for sprains, inflammation, muscle pains etc. It is limited by high soil acidity, inadequate aeration, and low nutrient supplies. Live stakes, brush, and fascines are highly perishable and must be stored in shaded, cool, moist conditions before planting. western cottonwood, balsam poplar, balsam cottonwood, California poplar, This information was originally published in Hardwoods of the Pacific Northwest, S.S. Niemiec, G.R. Cuttings root most readily if they are cut and planted in late fall through early spring, when dormant. Stems and branches may bend or break under heavy snow or ice. SACHSSE, H. 1975. 1992. Variation in Melampsora occidentalis rust on poplars in the Pacific Northwest. Influence of soil water on the physiological and morphological components of plant water balance in Populus trichocarpa, Populus deltoides and their F1 hybrids. It typically maintains a dominant position in the canopy via superior growth rates. Drying and Shrinkage The most important consideration in drying cottonwood is recognizing its extremely high MC. in diameter. Both Cottonwood Trees and Willow Trees produce their own rooting hormone, called auxin. Forest Science 39:419-431. Making a rooting compound with Black cottonwood in 5 easy steps! Characteristics Black cottonwood is a soft, light wood of uniform texture. A comparative of important wood properties of the Populus trichocarpa cultivar “Senior.” Mitteilungen. Regeneration from Seed Black cottonwood generally produces abundant crops of seed every year. Various trial plantings indicate that annual yield rates from managed cottonwood can average 150 to 300 ft3 per acre for up to 24 years. Large trees that have toppled into streams provide structure for aquatic habitat. Natural rooting habits are not well known; planted cuttings develop deep, spreading roots. We find that willows and black cottonwood generally have the highest success rates. Cottonwood is a well-known, common tree along rivers and streams throughout the West.Cultivation of hybrid poplars (Populus trichocarpa x. P. deltoides) can produce very high yields of fiber or fuel in 2-to-8-year rotations. Oxidative stains are sometimes present in cottonwood. Cultivation of hybrid poplars (Populus trichocarpa x. P. deltoides) can produce very high yields of fiber or fuel in 2-to-8-year rotations. We provide complete consulting services for designing and constructing projects using live stakes and cuttings. & Gray. Volume 2, Hardwoods. KELLOGG, R.M., and E.P. The bark is grey and covered with lenticels, becoming thick and deeply fissured on old trees. Where to use live stakes and cuttings Shoots on cutting with larger top diameters appeared for buttcuts of willow was the correlation statistically significant. Brush material is used for certain slope bioengineering techniques and is usually 6-12 feet long with diameter not specified. Black Cottonwood grew at about 4 times the rate of Carolina Poplar and side-wood cuttings grew vigorously, but in both species best results were obtained from 6-in. DeBELL, D.S. Regeneration also occurs from abcised shoots with green leaves, which root where they fall or are deposited by water. Photo above. Vessels are moderately few to very numerous; pores are numerous, small, and barely visible to the naked eye. Weak joints are sometimes created if low-viscosity adhesives are used, or if glue spread are too low. EMBED (for wordpress.com hosted blogs and archive.org item tags) Want more? Fungal diseases are a significant threat. cuttings of 1-year leader wood. Also like willows, leaf buds contain salicin which is a powerful anti-inflamatory and pain-reducer. Geographic Range Black cottonwood grows from Kodiak Island in Alaska (lat 62°N) to northern Baja California (lat 31°N), and eastward to the Rocky Mountains in Idaho, Montana, and Canada. We would be happy to make recommendations on material specifications to match the needs of your project. Bundle of 50 live stakes ready for planting. Bending strength is classed as low, while in stiffness and toughness, black cottonwood is rated as intermediate. Influence of nitrogen on growth and productivity of short-rotation Populus trichocarpa X Populus deltoides hybrids. Hardiness zone(s) 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b. BRAATNE, J.H., T.M. III. Timber Inventory The largest inventory of black cottonwood is in Washington, where it is third in total volume after red alder and bigleaf maple (Appendix 1, Table 1). Open-grown trees develop deep crowns with large branches, often on single, massive stems. Elevation Black cottonwood grows from sea level to 6000 ft at the northern end of its range, to 5000 ft in the Cascade Range, and up to 7000 ft in interior mountains. In these conditions, cottonwood can average 5' in growth per year for its first 25 years. Because of its low density, cottonwood does not readily split during nailing. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 16:491-496. High yield hybrid poplar plantations in the Pacific Northwest. 1992. Rooting Cuttings of Cottonwood, WilIow, and Sycamore. Install your project October 15th - March 15th (the earlier the better within this time frame), Choose appropriate species for your site conditions, Collect cuttings from healthy plants while they are dormant, Store the cuttings for no more than two weeks and keep moist and shaded, Plant cuttings so at least half their length is buried in soil (deeper may be better, as long as a few buds at the top are exposed), Monitor the cuttings for watering needs during summer drought-most situations will require some irrigation for the first year or two following installation. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology 15:175-181. These species include Pacific, river, northwest, and Scouler willows. Rooting of cottonwood cuttings Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Machining Cottonwoods generally machine poorly. About Black Cottonwood (Populus trichocarpa) 16 Nurseries Carry This Plant Add to My Plant List; Black Cottonwood (Populus balsamifera ssp. Best results in planing were obtained with a hook angle of 15°. Certain species native to the Pacific Northwest will grow new plants from cut sections of branches planted into moist soil. Decay fungi are common; two species are noted for significant damage in British Columbia, Spongipellis delectans and Pholiota destruens. Advantages of an effective weed control program for Populus hybrids. This is often accomplished with repeated mechanical cultivation and applications of herbicide. For all confirmed orders, the customer agrees to pay for any and all material harvested. Let the pressed oil rest for an hour or so. Cuttings from each provenance were grown for 1 year at two locations, one on the Willamette Valley floor and the other on the Valley margin. Review Terms for live stakes and cuttings before placing an order. Black cottonwood. 1986. - Duration: 2:34. Viability is usually high, although it is often short-lived. It is generally perpetuated in such environments by recurring floods. The wood is straight-grained and odorless and tasteless when dry. BLANKENHORN. Frost cracks are common on larger trees. Using Trees as Medicine. long; female catkins are 3 to 8 in. Tree Planters Notes 43(3):81-86. Research Contribution 8. Average shrinkage from green to ovendry is 3.6 percent radially and 8.6 percent tangentially. Elk and deer can devastate plantings with browsing and antler rubbing. Cuttings root most readily if they are cut and planted in late fall through early spring, when dormant. Cottonwood and Willow Pole Planting Suggested Methodologies for Cottonwood Pole, Willow Whip, and Longstem Plantings This guide describes techniques for harvesting, storing, and planting various types of plant materials, including dormant cottonwood pole cuttings, willow whip cuttings, and longstem products. Black cottonwood (Populus trichocarpa) is the largest of the American poplars and the largest hardwood tree in western North America. Cottonwoods have a high tendency to warp during drying because of tension wood and wet pockets. Ref… Cuttings are planted in spring to a depth of 12 to 16 in., with at least one leaf bud aboveground. Adhesives Cottonwood bonds easily with adhesives of a wide range of properties and under a wide range of gluing conditions. Black cottonwood is susceptible to fire damage However this Bl Fascines are bundles of brush material or stakes tied with twine that are planted across a slope in shallow trenches. The table below 2 provides a dry-kiln schedule appropriate for the indicated thicknesses. Black Cottonwood - Snohomish County. Propagation Method Black cottonwood propagates both by seed and through vegetative means (1, 5, Fascines are generally 4-8 inches thick and 6-12 feet long. long. trichocarpa) is a native tree that grows in northern, southern and central California.It is fast growing and moderately long-lived. Select healthy stems with young, green growth, measure about 5-10 cm of stem for each cutting, and snip just below the nodes with sterilized scissors. Please be sure that the order confirmation you receive reflects any material specifications. Black cottonwood produces in a short time (?30 years) high yields of wood suitable for mechanical pulping. Black cottonwood is a large deciduous tree belonging to the willow family (Salicaceae). Lumber and veneer are often considered to be of relatively low quality and are used primarily for cores in plywood or interior furniture parts. BASSMAN, J.H., and J.C. ZWIER. Black Cottonwood. The nail-holding strength of the wood is low. Our cuttings sites are mostly in Thurston County, but we can provide material from other regions in western Washington on request. HANLEY, and R.W. Successful plantings are established from unrooted cuttings of 1- to 2-year-old-wood that are 12 to 24 in. Repeated coppicing is quite successful. where black cottonwood is known to propagate and grow. In forest stands, cottonwoods develop narrow, cylindrical crowns and long clear boles. Seed Black cottonwood seeds are minute, and are tufted with cottony hairs. Insects and Diseases Many insects feed on black cottonwood, but none have caused serious problems as yet. Brayshaw) By Forest Jay Gauna. We custom collect live stakes and other cuttings for each order and require at least two weeks advance notice to harvest the material. Partial lignifiedcutting will be approximately 6-8 long with 3-5nodesand cut from the tree on shipping date. Cottonwoods mature as early as 60 years and live at least 200 years. Refer to the publication High yield hybrid poplar plantations in the Pacific Northwest for detailed information on plantation culture. Cuttings were 4 to 5 feet long and from 0.5 to 1.5 inch diameter at their base. One the best tasting figs with a jammy complex berry flavor.Very productive tree producing clusters of fruit. Black cottonwood is one of the least durable species when placed in contact with the soil or exposed to the weather. Surface roughness and torn grain result from planing and shaping; bore holes in cottonwood show considerable roughness and variation in size. STETTLER, D.P. 1990. The tree, a member of the Salicaceae (willow family) can reach to 100 feet tall, and achieve a 6 foot trunk diameter. Black cottonwood also has been planted as windbreaks and shelterbelts and it is commonly used for screening along motorways in Europe. A better Regeneration from Planting Plantations of black cottonwood are easily established from rooted or unrooted cuttings, which allows complete control over genetic origin of stock. Black cottonwood definition is - a tree (Populus trichocarpa) of the Pacific coast of North America with dark green leaves shining above and rusty or silvery beneath. We recommend that you follow these guidelines for using live stakes and cuttings: Stand back and watch the sticks turn into trees! Some upland sites with deep, moist, and fertile soils are also productive for black cottonwood. Later when the cottonwood leaves emerge on the parent tree, the the flowers will emerge at the same time also, so you can go back and find out if the Cottonwood you took cuttings from is a male or a female (if the tree is old enough to make flowers). 1995. Cytospora canker (C. chrysosperma) is common in natural forests and may be a threat to regeneration from cuttings. STOVER, C.H. Harvesting of native black cottonwood may often be subject to restrictions for the protection of riparian zones. Cottonwood thrives in the humid climate of the coastal Northwest, although it grows along rivers in arid regions as well. Protection or prevention of damage may be necessary to avoid severe losses. Moderate crowding produces rapid crown closure (2 to 4 years), which suppresses competing vegetation and eliminates the need for further vegetation management treatments. They should be covered in burlap and thoroughly wetted daily. Without disturbance, cottonwood is replaced by other species on upland sites. Cruising and Harvesting Diameter at breast height and total height can be used with tables or equations to estimate total tree volumes in cubic feet and sawlog volume. To maintain other species with cottonwood, spacing and proportion of the super-dominant cottonwood must be controlled. A leaf rust (Melampsora sp.) black cottonwood (Populus trichocarpa) was chosen as a model tree species for genomics research due to its small genome size, fast growth, high transformation frequency, simple vegetative propagation, and ease in tissue culture (Boerjan, 2005). For sawlog or veneer production, moderate crowding is necessary to maintain stem form, reduce branching and forking, and induce self-pruning. The wood is moderately susceptible to sap stains and very susceptible to molds. College of ForestryOregon State University Corvallis, OR 97331-5704 Phone: 541-737-2004owic@oregonstate.edu................... Oregon Producers and Users of Black Cottonwood, High yield hybrid poplar plantations in the Pacific Northwest, Forest Engineering, Resources & Management. In its range, annual precipitation can vary from 10 to 120 in., with about one-third falling during the growing season. Hibbs. Mechanical Properties Black cottonwood is a weak wood that is rarely used in applications where high strength is required. Animals significantly hinder establishment of black cottonwood plantations. The one in our yard is huge now, and it came home with us in a coffee can from Breckenridge, TX. Genetics Many insects feed on black cottonwood, but none have caused serious problems as yet. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 19:372-377. Honkala, coords. Leaves are 3-7 cm (1.2-2.8 in) long that are shiny, smooth, green, cordate (heart-shaped) with white veins and coarse crenate-serrate teeth on the margins. For all changed or cancelled orders, payment is due in full for any and all material already cut. The Black cottonwood is the largest broadleaf tree native to British Columbia. Associated Vegetation Several species of willow are the major associates of black cottonwood on recent alluvium along most major rivers in the Northwest. Plant with the top bud just above ground level and make sure the soil doesn't dry out. causes significant problems with clones from dry areas that are planted in western Washington. The wood is subject to fuzzing and scratching when sanded, which contributes to problems in finishing. Black cottonwood has been successfully sawn into lumber and peeled for veneer. Advanced embedding details, examples, and help! Our information sheet, Fascine installation, has more information on how and why to use fascines. Weight Black cottonwood weighs about 46 lb/ft3 when green and 24/ft3 at 12 percent moisture content (MC). Oregon State University, Forest Research Laboratory. Mixed-species Stands Black cottonwood must maintain a dominant crown position to survive and grow. Larger material or material that meets tighter specifications is available for a higher price. Interactions with Wildlife Because of its large size and relatively long life, black cottonwood is a superior wildlife tree in riparian areas. Photo of fascine installation below. Green 4/4 lumber can be dried in 8 to 12 days, and air-dried material can be dried in 4 to 8 days. Verein fuer Forstliche Standortskunde und Forstpflanzenzuchtung 24:68. You can leave them there till you see roots or you can plant them in the ground if it's not too hot and dry where you are. Beaver are often within range, and remove many trees for dams and food. McLENNAN, D.S. Cottonwood favors moist, well-drained soil along waterways. Phone: (360) 352-4122 Washington State Cooperative Extension; Oregon State University Extension Service; University of Idaho Cooperative Extension System; USDA, [Olympia, Washington]. Background pavers in the picture are 6 inches square. Known also as balsam cottonwood, western balsam poplar, and California poplar, it grows primarily on moist sites west of the Rocky Mountains. It is one of the largest of some 40 species of Populus and is the tallest, fastest-growing hardwood in the western United States. In pure stands, dominance is rapidly expressed and inferior trees die out quickly. Fax: (360) 867-0007 It is the largest of the poplar species in the Rockies, often reaching heights of 40 m (130 ft). Use a sharp pair of pruners or scissors and cut twigs that are less than a half inch in diameter. The average specific gravity is 0.32 (green) or 0.37 (ovendry). Cottonwood’s paintability rating falls in the middle range when compared to other hardwoods. Branchwood cuttings from trees as old as 30 years have also done well. Hello Select your address Best Sellers Today's Deals Electronics Customer Service Books New Releases Home Computers Gift Ideas Gift Cards Sell This is because cottonwood absorbs the adhesive more readily than other hardwoods. During a tree's 125-year lifespan, it may rise to a height of 150' with a diameter ranging from 7' to 8'. EMBED. The wood is considered semi-ring to diffuse porous. Voles and mice cause serious losses on grassy or herbaceous sites. 1989. Category People & Blogs; ... rooting Lombardy poplar cuttings and cottonwood and Aspen cuttings. You can recognize them at a distance by their broad, white trunks. Fungal diseases are a significant threat. HINCKLEY, and R.F. My son wants a tree like that at his place, so I was going to try to root one for him. causes significant problems with clones from dry areas that are planted in western Washington. Long cuttings of up to 10 ft have been used successfully in some cases; problems with inadequate rooting and poor stem form are common with long cuttings, however. 1993. Tree Physiology 11:325-339. Live stakes and cuttings may be used in a wide variety of habitats and applications: in wetlands, flood plains, marine bluffs, stream banks, lake shores, landslides, road slopes, and storm water detention ponds. Sticks stored for longer may have lower success. The high MC, however, does not cause an unnecessarily elongated schedule. Tool wear and dulling is low because of the wood’s low density. Take cuttings from a Black Cottonwood tree. maximum). Take cuttings from a Black Cottonwood tree. They have lustrous, bright green foliage in summer that changes to brilliant yellow in fall. Typical spacings for pulpwood rotations are 6 X 6 ft to 7 X 10 ft, which accommodate tractors. Other common associates are red alder, Oregon ash, bigleaf maple, Douglas-fir, western redcedar, western hemlock, Sitka spruce, grand fir, birch, cherry, and hawthorn. Complete site preparation and continued control of competing vegetation is essential for good performance in plantations. CHASTAGNER. Soils Black cottonwood grows best on deep alluvial soils with good aeration and abundant moisture. It is in his book “Medicinal Plants of the Pacific West“. In the Pacific Northwest, black cottonwood is most abundant in the Puget Sound basin and in the Columbia and Willamette river basins. Salix sitchensis, Sitka willow: Good rooter, common on streams, Salix lucida (lasiandra), Pacific willow: Good rooter, common in wetlands and riparian zones, somewhat brittle and thus more difficult to pound, Salix scouleriana, Scouler willow: Drier sites and marine shores, roots slowly, often lower success rate than other willows, Salix hookeriana (piperi), Hooker willow: Occurs mainly within 5 miles of salt water, good rooter, Salix geyeriana, Geyer willow: Good rooter, Populus balsamifera, Black cottonwood: Good rooter, becomes a tall (>100') tree, Symphoricapos albus, Snowberry: low-growing shrub, tolerates dry soil and sun, good rooter, rhizomatous, excellent for erosion control, Cornus sericea, Red-osier dogwood: Inconsistent results, sometimes high success rate but other times much lower success rate than willows, Other species may be available upon request. Growth and Yield Height growth of black cottonwood often exceeds 5 ft per year for at least 10 years, and trees may reach diameters of 6 to 8 in. Cottonwoods (Populus deltoids) are massive shade trees that grow naturally throughout the United States. PO Box 7505 trichocarpa (Torr.& Gray ex Hook.) Sixty percent of the total volume (456 MMCF) of black cottonwood is found in the Puget Sound subregion. SWAN. Herbaceous associates include western swordfern, ladyfern, horsetail, stinging nettle, hedge nettle, false Solomon's-seal, Canada violet buttercup, bittercress, angelica, enchanter’s-nightshade, golden-saxifrage, and bedstraw. HEILMAN, P.E., and F.G. XIE. 1990. Physical properties of black cottonwood and balsam poplar. Male and female flowers (catkins) are borne on separate trees beginning in early March (or as late as mid-June in the north). Distribution: Black Cottonwood is found from coastal Alaska to the mountains of California, with some growing as far south as northwest Mexico. Its resistance to cupping and checking associated with outdoor exposure and weathering is very poor. Structure and pattern of variation in a 3-year field test. Strip away all the leaves and throw the leaves away. Cottonwoods commonly occur in mixed stands as scattered, emergent trees, with crowns far above associated species. It reaches from the Pacific Ocean to the Rocky Mountains. Cytospora canker (C. chrysosperma) is common in natural forests and may be a threat to regeneration from cuttings. Cottonwood is a well-known, common tree along rivers and streams throughout the West. Climate Throughout its wide range, black cottonwood grows in climates that vary from humid to arid. Finishing Cottonwood is generally painted rather than clear-coated or stained in applications that require finishes. Although it is tolerant of winter flooding, it requires adequate drainage during the growing season. Pilot holes must be made in harder soils. Survival at both locations was poor. Cuttings are relatively inexpensive and simple to install-under the right conditions, they are easy and economical to plant. Size, Longevity, and Form Mature cottonwoods attain heights of 125 to 150 ft (225 ft maximum) and diameters of 48 to 60 in. The growth rings are inconspicuous, and are differentiated by a thin grouping of pores, which gradually increase in density at the end of the growth increment. Cuttings will be wrapped with moist paper towel in plastic/bubble wrap and sentvia first class mail. A mixture of red alder and black cottonwood can improve the growth of cottonwood via nitrogen fixed by the red alder. Last measured in April, 2008, this black cottonwood was found to be standing at 155 ft (47 m) tall, 29 ft (8.8 m) around, with 527 points. “Black Madeira KK” is so named after getting known by Keith K who first sold it more widely on eBay. Dean S. DeBell. More detailed silvics information is given by: Seed may remain viable for up to 1 year when dried and stored at cold temperatures. Seed generally ripens in late May and June in the Northwest, and it is rapidly disseminated by wind and water. The gooey resin smells similar to jasmine. long and 0.4 to 1.2 in. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 20:1089-1097. Fungal decay is common in wood after weather damage to tops, producing good conditions for cavity-nesting birds. STRAUSS, and P.R. nuisance. Citation: Briscoe, Charles B. Salicaceae -- Willow family. Management should target a spacing regime that produces optimal growth, while maintaining benefits of crowding in young cottonwood stands. Brian smith 4,350 views. The shallow root system of black cottonwood, especially on wet soils, make the species susceptible to damage from ice storms, heavy snow, and wind. Young trees are susceptible to mortality or damage from early or late frosts. 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