The Quaking Aspen is one of the most popular trees in the world. The Quaking Aspen is known for its pale white trunks and fluttering green leaves (hence the name Quaking Aspen). A Quaking Aspen tree in Utah is estimated to be 80,000 years old - making it quite possibly the oldest living thing on Earth. The Quaking Aspen Tree is commonly found in open woods, old fields, roadsides and waste places. It is a fast-growing tree reaching heights of 40 to 50 feet. Soil Type: Dry to moist soil, loamy sands, shallow rocky soils and clay. Zones: 1 to 6 Germination Range: 30-50% Stratification Requirement: Sow seed under glass.
Grows up to 40 to 50 feet tall
Genus: Populus Tremuloides
Known for its pale white trunks and fluttering green leaves
30-50% germination rate
Zones: 1 to 6