Populus - Swedish Columnar Aspen


BOTANICAL NAME: Populus tremula 'Erecta'
DESCRIPTION: Most popular narrow columnar tree used in urban landscapes. Small serrated oval leaves are reddish-green in spring, matures to green then turns a nice red and yellow colour in fall. If using as a screen or hedge, spacing should be atleast 1.5-1.8 meters ( or 5-6 feet ) centre to centre to help prevent plant issues. This spacing will ensure proper screening for you while also allowing to prevent disease and create a proper healthy environment for the aspens. If you want a faster screen consider two rows of these stagered and it will fill in faster and you should not have issues later on. These are best practice planting methods by us, but you by no means have to follow them, we at Calgary Plants are just trying to ensure the best health of your new trees. Happy planting!
FLOWER COLOUR: Insignificant
COLD HARDINESS: Zone 2 ( Should survive upto -42.7° Celcius )
WATER NEEDS: Average - Drought tolerant
OTHER FEATURES: Columnar, Fall Colour


Returns Policy

You may return new/unplanted items within 24 hours of delivery for a full refund. We'll also cover the return shipping costs if an item is incorrect, of poor quality, etc.). You should expect to receive your refund within one to five days of giving your item(s) to the return shipper. This includes the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (1 to 5 business days). If you need to return an item, simply login to your account, view the order using the 'Complete Orders' link under the My Account menu and click the Return Item(s) button. We'll notify you via e-mail as to which day it will be picked up and your refund once we've received and processed the returned item.


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