Populus tremula 'Erecta'
Common name: 
Upright European Aspen
Swedish Columnar Aspen
Pronunciation: 
pop-U-lus TREM-ew-la
Family: 
Salicaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Broadleaf deciduous, very narrow tree with upright branches, matures at about a height of 40 ft and only 7 ft wide (12 × 2.7 m)  Leaves similar to the species; soft reddish rust color in the fall.   A male clone so it does not form seeds or "cotton".
  • Sun or part shade.  
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 2         Introduced to the nursery trade in 1911 in Sweden, but reportedly grown there since 1847.
Click image to enlarge
  • plant habit, branches and trunk

    plant habit, branches and trunk

  • leaves

    leaves

  • leaves, fall

    leaves, fall