Scientific Name: Populus tremula 'Erecta' Form: Columnar
Common Name:columnar European aspen , columnar Swedish poplar Texture:Medium
Family Name:SalicaceaeHabit: Fastigiate, Stiffly upright
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):10 - 15m x 3 - 4m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 2: (-46 to -40 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Lustrous, Orbicular, Ovate, Crenate, Dentate
Flowers: Catkin (ament), Red, Silver, Black, Feb- Mar
Fruit: Aborted (hybrids) or absent
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Hedge row, Wind break
Key ID Features:Columnar; leaves ovate, margins crenate, green/whitish underneath. Winter ID: new bark chocolate brown, old bark light brown, rough collars of dark nubs around trunk, very prominant bark ridge scar.