A medium sized, upright deciduous tree native to Colorado. Small, heart-shaped leaves are a waxy-green in summer and brilliant shades of yellow to gold in the fall. A fast growing tree with smooth, white bark that becomes furrowed with age. Aspens can be planted in full or partly sunny areas. A most adaptable tree for a wide range of soil conditions. The Tree Farm produces trees that are from a superior seed source that is more disease resistant and suitable for the front range area of Colorado and the eastern plains and prairies.
Hardy to -50°F
Maximum Elevation: 10,000 ft.
Deciduous Tree Type
Mature Size (generic)
TREE (20-30' Tall) • Average WIdth
USDA Hardiness Zone
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Partial Shade, Filtered Sun, Partial Sun, Full Sun