Audubon® Native Quaking Aspen

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10004534

The National Audubon Society presents a new line of native plants and trees that helps birds and wildlife thrive in your area! The waving, shimmering foliage of the Audubon® Native Quaking Aspen Tree (Populus tremuloides) is the highlight of these trees! Gorgeous, fast-growing natives that are distributed over most of North America. They are a pioneering species that are one of the first trees to invade open areas and prairies.

The heart-shaped, shimmer and rustling sound of the foliage really stands out! These Fall Color Trees turn an incredibly clear yellow. It's vibrant in the landscape and makes a big statement!

Caterpillar Hosts for Great Ash Sphinx plus hundreds of other insects, songbirds feed their hungry chicks these larvae! With many historical uses combined with their benefits to wildlife add to their long list of other fantastic features!

Planting and Application:

Aspen are excellent species for wildlife habitats! Block road noise, create shelter and windbreaks, while providing nesting, and food for insect-eating birds and their chicks. The Ruffled Grouse feed on the catkins and buds, and butterfly and moth caterpillars also feed on the leaves.

Aspen can be used as specimens in a lawn area. Mixed in clumps and single stem plants in natural groups to add incredible curb appeal to your home! The heart-shaped leaves quake and flutter, and there is nothing like hearing the wind rustling through a group of Aspen.

  • Long-Lived, Fast-Growing Native & Distinctive White Bark
  • Wonderful Heart-Shaped Leaves
  • Pyramidal Shape & Beautiful Fall Color
  • Feeds & Attract Chickadees, Tanagers, Orioles, Warblers & Wrens
  • Ornamental & Shade Trees

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Quaking Aspen are adaptable trees and love a rich, humusy soil that is consistently moist. Growing naturally in dry and rocky soils, their tolerance of soil types is one of the reasons this tree is so widely distributed throughout growing zones 2-6!

  • Cold Hardy & Adaptable
  • Full Sun
  • Tolerates any Well-Drained Soil
  • Mulch Well to Hold Moisture & Insulate Roots
  • Prune When Dormant

Sound, motion, color and texture on one iconic tree, Audubon® Native Quaking Aspen combined with its bird-friendly wildlife habitat create the perfect tree for everyone! Order yours at NatureHills.com today!

Audubon® Plant Information

Bird-Friendly native trees and plants provide food and shelter for local and migrating birds, as well as other wildlife. By purchasing and planting native flora, you will support Audubon's conservation mission and impact, while helping birds and wildlife thrive!

  • Grown Without Neonicotinoids
  • Audubon® is Licensed & Registered to the National Audubon Society
  • May Not Be Available in Non-Native Regions, States or Countries - Check Here
  • Audubon® Native Plants & Trees are Exclusively Grown by Bower & Branch

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 18.99
20 - 49.99 21.99
50 - 69.99 24.99
70 - 99.99 29.99
100 - 129.99 34.99
130 - 149.99 41.99
150 - 150+ Approx 27%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Audubon® Native Quaking Aspen Is Suited to Grow in Zones 2-6
Growing Zones 2-6
More Information
Brand Audubon Native Plants & Trees
Botanical Name Populus tremuloides
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 40 - 50 feet
Mature Spread 20 - 30 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained Soil
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Color Green
Foliage Color Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time Late Winter
Fragrant No