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Why it rocks:
Quaking Aspen has been growing in popularity recently, and is a great choice for a fast growing, beautiful, and tough landscape tree. This tree is native throughout most of the west, and the beauty of Quaking Aspen is well known. The sight of the golden leaves in autumn trembling over silvery grey bark cannot be forgotten! For this tree’s statistics please click on the Additional Details tab above.
Where to put it:
Quaking Aspen is the most widely distributed tree of North America, native from Canada and Alaska, south to Mexico and as far east as Pennsylvania. This pyramidal, narrow tree can go nearly anywhere in the landscape and looks great in clusters. For advice on what types of tree to plant, and where to plant them, please check out our Design Center
What it needs:
Quaking Aspen is indifferent to soil conditions and over its range can be found in moist, loamy sands to shallow, rocky soil and clay. This tree is very tough and fast growing and does not need any special considerations, great for any challenging locations. For tree care instructions please click here.
|Botanical Name||Populus tremuloides|
|Shape||Narrow to Pyramidal|
|Foliage||Light Green, Trembles in Breeze|
|Plant Tolerance||Very Tough and Adaptable|
|Standout Feature||Great Bark and Fall Color, Trembles in Wind, Very Tough and Fast Growing|
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