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Populus tremuloides

Also called Quaking Aspen


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Populus tremuloides - Trembling Aspen

More About Populus tremuloides

  • Narrow, rounded crown with ascending branches
  • Bark colour is a beautiful silvery-white
  • Nearly round, glossy, dark green leaves in the summer 'tremble' due to flat leaf stems
  • Fall foliage is a bright yellow

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario and parts of North America.

Zone:

1

Height:

10-15 m

Spread:

5-7 m
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Trembling Aspen Growing and Maintenance Tips

Prefers rich humous, consistanly moist, well drained soils in full sun. This tree thrives in cooler northern climates and does not tolerate heat and humidity. 


Populus tremuloides Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Fast
Fast
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario

Soil Moisture

Moist to Wet Soils
Moist to Average

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Habit

Rounded
Upright
Columnar

Foliage Color

Yellow
Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Populus tremuloides

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