Skip to page body Home About GP City Government Residents Business Visitors I Want To...

Populus tremuloides Michx.
Trembling Aspen

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

Zone 2

Description

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

Likes

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

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

Dislikes
  • Heavily shaded sites

Insects

Poplar Borer
Forest Tent Caterpillar

Disease

Bronze Leaf Disease
Hypoxylon Canker
Cytospora Canker

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