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Quaking Aspen

Populus tremuloides

Also known as

Trembling Aspen, American aspen, Mountain Aspen, golden aspen, trembling poplar, white poplar, popple, Aspen, Poplar

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30m

Max

6m

10m

Min

2m

More images of Quaking Aspen

Some Populus tremuloides trees
A Populus tremuloides tree in a forest
A Populus tremuloides tree with green leaves
A close up of a Populus tremuloides tree trunk in a forest
A Populus tremuloides tree in a forest

Quaking Aspen Overview

Populus tremuloides is a deciudous tree species in the Salicaceae family. Native to Northern America, this impressive plant is known by many common names including Quaking Aspen, Trembling Aspen, Mountain Aspen, Golden Aspen and White Poplar.

Common problems with Quaking Aspen

How to propagate Quaking Aspen

Seed

Cuttings

Propagate from cuttings in the winter.

Special features of Quaking Aspen

Attractive leaves

Autumn colour

Other uses of Quaking Aspen

Leaves turn yellow in autumn