Quaking Aspen: (Populus tremuloides) A fast growing tree that matures at 20-60 ft. high, with a 20-30 ft. spread. Has a fast growth rate with more than 24″ per year in ideal conditions. Aspen grow up from root suckers, allowing a single organism to grow into a large stand of trees. Named “quaking” for the sound made by the leaves in the wind.
Grows in most soils provided with adequate moisture and sunlight. An important tree for the habitat of ruffed grouse, which feed on the bud and catkin. Also a food source for pheasant, orioles, and many others. Often used for nesting by a variety of woodpeckers. Zones: 1-7.
Large Stock – 3-4 feet tall at pick-up!
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Please note: We do not offer shipping. You must pick up your order in person at Green Mountain Orchards in Putney, VT on May 4.