Populus grandidentata

Bigtooth Aspen

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Fast, 3-4' per year.
Mature Height - 50-75'
Mature Width - 20-35'
Longevity - Short-lived. Deteriorates rapidly after 60-70 years.

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Slender drooping catkin, up to 4" long: mid to late April before leaves emerge.
Fruit - 0.12" yellow-green capsules drooping catkin-like clusters releasing white cottony seeds in late May-mid June.
Leaf -
Fall Color - Yellow
Bark - Ash-grey, thick, flattened or rounded ridges separated by deep fissures.
Other Features - Important sources of pulpwood and wood products.
Possible Use -
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Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Easily transplanted. Prefers moist soil but will tolerate dry soil.
Native Habitat - Nova Scotia to Ontario and Minnesota south to North Carolina, Tennessee, Illinois and Iowa. Introduced 1772.
Diseases and Insects - None serious.
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- Other plants with the common name Poplar.
- Other plants of the family Salicaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Populus.
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