Plant Care Canadian Aspen

Canadian Aspen

Also known as

bigtooth aspen, large-tooth aspen, large-toothed aspen, Grand tremble, Longtooth Aspen and big-toothed aspen


Populus grandidentata

How to care for Canadian Aspen


How often to water your Canadian Aspen

Water needs for Canadian Aspen
0.5 cups
every 9

Canadian Aspen needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Canadian Aspen

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Canadian Aspen in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Canadian Aspen: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Canadian Aspen love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Canadian Aspen does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Canadian Aspen in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Canadian Aspen

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Canadian Aspen: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Canadian Aspen after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Canadian Aspen

Canadian Aspen

Canadian Aspen

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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