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Weeping Aspen

Populus tremula 'Pendula'

Trembling tree 'Pendula'

This weeping aspen branches droop with leaves that tremble & rustle in the wind. Young leaves appear bronze turning green & then butter yellow in the autumn. In late winter it produces purple grey catkins.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Spring
Fruiting time
Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Special features

Geography

Origin
Europe, Eurasia

Environment

Light
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Clay, Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Uses

Notes
A low maintenance tree, it does need to be sited away from drains & foundations but suits coastal & exposed gardens.

Personality

Family
Salicaceae
Flower colour
Green
Scent
None

Problems

Can be attacked by caterpillars, leaf beetles (willow & poplar) and sawflies. It can also suffer from Bacterial canker & rust.

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