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Populus tremuloides 'JFS-Column'

Mountain Sentinel Aspen

Poplar

Comments

This variety is extremely upright and narrow, with ascending branches that are tight to the central leader; round leaves flutter in the slightest breeze, and turn bright yellow-gold in the fall; an impressive landscape accent

Description

This variety is extremely upright and narrow, with ascending branches that are tight to the central leader; round leaves flutter in the slightest breeze, and turn bright yellow-gold in the fall; an impressive landscape accent

Landscape Attributes

Mountain Sentinel Aspen is a deciduous tree with a strong central leader and a narrowly upright and columnar growth habit. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This tree will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Mountain Sentinel Aspen is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Vertical Accent

Planting & Growing

Mountain Sentinel Aspen will grow to be about 35 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 8 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 3 feet from the ground, and should not be planted underneath power lines. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 50 years or more.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

dry to wet

Cold Hardy to Zone:

3a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

35 feet

8 feet

Deer Resistant:

false

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