//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: Want 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