Big-toothed Aspen

Populus grandidentata

  • Loose, open, irregular crown with coarse, spreading branches
  • Leaves are ovate with a serrated edge, green on top and whitish underneath
  • Drooping catkins are tan coloured at maturity
  • Flowers are followed by pear-shaped seeds with long, silky hairs attached to the narrow end
  • Fall foliage is a bright yellow

ZONE:
3

HEIGHT:
18-20 m

SPREAD:
8-10 m

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


A good native selection for naturalizing or for park areas. Sawtooth aspen is distinguished from trembling aspen by its heavily serrated foliage. 

Additional Notes about Big-toothed Aspen:


Native to Ontario and parts of North America.

Characteristics & Attributes


ATTRIBUTES:
Deciduous
Fall Color
HABIT:
Rounded
Columnar
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Green
Gray
Yellow
LANDSCAPE USES:
Naturalizing
Specimen