Populus tremuloides ‘Quaking Aspen’ Tree
Mature Height: 20-50 feet
Mature Width: 10-30 feet
USDA Hardiness Zone Range: 2 to 8
Water Requirements: Moderate Water
Shade Requirements: Full Sun
Populus tremuloides is a medium sized deciduous tree of softly pyramidal habit with a narrow rounded crown boasting rounded, finely toothed, lustrous dark green leaves. The leaves have a flattened petiole which allows them to flutter and tremble in the slightest breeze. The female flowers give way to small drooping fruiting clusters. The bark is smooth and greenish white first later furrowed with diamond-shaped pores. It is a beautiful tree for cool summer climates.