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Upland Cotton in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Gossypium hirsutum

 

Upland Cotton

Upland cotton is the species of cotton that 90% of the commercially produced cotton textile products come from. It has glaborous pointed lobed leaves and it's seeds are surrounded by the white fluffy material that is harvested and the plant is most known for.

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plant Features
  • Upland Cotton likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Upland Cotton likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Upland Cotton is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Upland Cotton likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

 
plant information

Common name

Upland Cotton

Latin name

Gossypium hirsutum

type

Shrub

family

Malvaceae

ph

6.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Upland Cotton likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Upland Cotton is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Soil

    Upland Cotton likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

  • Water

    Upland Cotton likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Upland Cotton is 1.50meters x 1.50meters 1.50 M 1.50 M

Gossypium hirsutum

Upland cotton is the species of cotton that 90% of the commercially produced cotton textile products come from. It has glaborous pointed lobed leaves and it's seeds are surrounded by the white fluffy material that is harvested and the plant is most known for.


Fall fruiting

From Late Summer TO Early Winter

The fruits of this plant are encased in white fluffy fibers that become ripe in the fall

 
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