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Populus grandidentata

Populus grandidentata - Big-toothed Aspen

More About Populus grandidentata

  • Loose, open, irregular crown with coarse, spreading branches
  • Leaves are ovate with a serrated edge, green on top and whitish underneath
  • Drooping catkins are tan coloured at maturity
  • Flowers are followed by pear-shaped seeds with long, silky hairs attached to the narrow end
  • Fall foliage is a bright yellow

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario and parts of North America.

Zone:

3

Height:

18-20 m

Spread:

8-10 m
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Big-toothed Aspen Growing and Maintenance Tips

A good, native selection for naturalizing or for park areas. Sawtooth aspen is distinguished from trembling aspen by its heavily serrated foliage. 


Populus grandidentata Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Fast
Fast
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils

Attributes

Fall Color
Deciduous

Habit

Columnar
Rounded

Foliage Color

Yellow
Gray
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen
Naturalizing

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