Aspen (Populus tremula 'Erecta')

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8a
Plant Height: 40 feet
Plant Spread: 10 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Malodorous
Other: fuzzy annoying
Flower Color: White
Other: greyish fuzzy worms
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Guardian plant
Shade Tree
Will Naturalize
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Wind
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

You can see how smooth the bark truly is.

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Untitled by MaryDurtschi Aug 26, 2019 9:36 AM 0
Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Feb 8, 2013 9:39 PM 130

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