Available in lots of 25 ($22 for 25 seedlings)
Recommended for riparian areas - may not survive on upland sites!
Cottonwood is the Nebraska state tree. It is native across the state and usually is found adjacent to rivers, streams, and around lakes. Cottonwood has a fast growth rate and provides most of the lumber processed in Nebraska today. It is planted in riparian areas for filter strips, and near streams to reduce sedimentation and stabilize stream banks. It also can be used in multiple row windbreaks for height and quick protection.
Native trees can become infested by leaf beetles, twig borers and stem canker, but these are rarely serious problems.
Nebraska's Natural Resources Districts were formed to help Nebraskans respond to natural resources challenges with local control and local solutions. The Lower Elkhorn NRD is ready to help you conserve and care for your water, soil, trees, and wildlife. Protecting Lives. Protecting Property. Protecting the Future.
Protecting Lives. Protecting Property. Protecting the Future.
Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District • 1508 Square Turn Boulevard • Norfolk, NE 68701 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: 402.371.7313 • Office Hours: 8am-4:30pm M-F