Populus tremuloides /Quaking Aspen

Populus tremuloides   / Populus tremuloides
Handsome white trunks in winter in the Colorado mountains
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Scientific Name: Populus tremuloides
Common Name: Quaking Aspen
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 20- 30 feet
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: White
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: The leaves are round and triangular, with small teeth on the margins; they turn a bright yellow in autumn. Quaking aspen is one of the most widely distributed trees in America. It has fluffy seeds that are carried far and wide by the wind, and is one of the first species to start growing the year after a forest fire.