Cotton 'Arkansas Green Lint'

Gossypium hirsutum

Family: Malvaceae (mal-VAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Gossypium (gos-SIP-ee-um) (Info)
Species: hirsutum (her-SOO-tum) (Info)
Cultivar: Arkansas Green Lint



Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for drying and preserving

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us


36-48 in. (90-120 cm)


6-9 in. (15-22 cm)


Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun


Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:


Pale Green

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer


Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

May be a noxious weed or invasive

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Wear gloves to protect hands when handling seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Port Saint Lucie, Florida

Barbourville, Kentucky

Halifax, Massachusetts

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.