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Populus tremuloides Michx.
Trembling Aspen

Trembling aspen is a native tree species that often grows in natural
stands throughout Grande Prairie

Zone 2


Growth Rate: Fast

Height: 15 m (50 ft)

Spread: 8 m (27 ft)

Life span: 30-50 years

Why Plant It?

  • Suitable for large areas away from buildings and underground water pipes
  • Fast growing


  • Full sun
  • Well-drained soil
  • Moisture
    Trembling Aspen

    Each spring the trembling aspen produces fluff that can
    cause allergies and an untidy yard

  • Heavily shaded sites


Poplar Borer
Forest Tent Caterpillar


Bronze Leaf Disease
Hypoxylon Canker
Cytospora Canker

Last updated: 2/1/2013 10:29:40 AM