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Populus tremula 'Erecta'

Also called Columnare Swedish Aspen


Populus tremula 'Erecta' - Swedish Upright Aspen - Photo courtesy of Bailey Nurseries Inc.

More About Populus tremula 'Erecta'

  • Narrow, columnar form, with sharply ascending branching
  • Emerging bronze in the spring, becoming green-white in the summer
  • Fall foliage turns a yellow-gold colour
  • A low maintenance tree

Zone:

3

Height:

15-20 m

Spread:

3-4 m
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Swedish Upright Growing and Maintenance Tips

A fast-growing poplar that is very narrow, an ideal tree for creating a quick, visual screen or windbreak. Trembling leaves and good, fall colour adds to its visual appeal.


Populus tremula 'Erecta' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Habit

Upright
Columnar

Foliage Color

White
Green
Yellow
Orange

Landscape uses

Topiary
Screening (privacy)

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