This tree is considered both a shade tree and an ornamental tree. It features a spreading canopy capable of blocking sunlight and adds visual interest and beauty to landscaping.

Quaking Aspen

Populus tremuloides

Growing Conditions​

  • ​Sun Exposure- Part sun to full shade.
  • Hardiness Zone- 1-6
  • Soil Type- Normal
  • Soil Moisture- Average, moist

Plant Uses & Characteristics​

  • Blooming Time- Spring
  • Foliage Color- Yellow fall color
  • Accent- Attracts birds. Attractive fall color.
  • Height- 20-50 feet 
  • Spread- 10-30 feet
  • Growth Rate- Medium