New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Eddy County SCD: Why should you plant native cottonwoods instead of hybrids?

 

May 2, 2022



Cottonwood trees greeted Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery as they rambled through our Missouri Valley in 1804. These hardy native trees, Populus deltoides, still grace the plains along with their descendants. However, their numbers are on the decline. There are many advantages to native cottonwoods, which have become even more appealing since the spread of Dutch elm disease and Emeral...



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