Quaking Aspen

Populus tremuloides
  • Light Full Sun Partial Sun Shade
  • Growth Rate Growth Rate Fast
  • Height Height 25 to 50
  • Width Height 15 to 30

Quaking aspen is a fast growing, short lived poplar most commonly found in the northern part of the midwest. When young, they can be easily confused with paper or gray birch as the bark is white. Site preference is moist to medium soils that are well drained in full sun. Like members of the Willow Family, quaking aspen is dioecious. It’s name comes from the leaves which will “quake” in the wind.

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Description

Quaking aspen is a fast growing, short lived poplar most commonly found in the northern part of the midwest. When young, they can be easily confused with paper or gray birch as the bark is white. Site preference is moist to medium soils that are well drained in full sun. Like members of the Willow Family, quaking aspen is dioecious. It’s name comes from the leaves which will “quake” in the wind.

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Dimensions 6047483221 × 60474843220 cm
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