//Aspen (Populus tremuloides)
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Aspen (Populus tremuloides)

Landscape Use:
Extremely flexible in a landscape as long as it is given some room to spread.
Does not penetrate basements or irrigation systems as some common myths would have you believe.
A fast growing plant which will provide good screening, wind protection and sound barrier.
Full sun is always best for aspen until they grove.
Extremely drought tolerant.

Special Conditions:
ant to be on drier sites.
Do not irrigate.


Product Description

A common North American tree usually 7 to 8m high and as wide as it will have room for.
Aspen like to form groves which are sometimes quite large.
Smooth greenish bark on immature wood up to 5 years old.
Older wood becomes white and furrowed.
Small roundish leaves with long leaf stems (petioles) that wave in the slightest breeze.
An interesting early flower, reminds one of a pussy willow when they are young.