Plant Care Quaking Aspen

Quaking Aspen

Also known as

Trembling aspen, Trembling aspen, Quaking aspen, American aspen, Mountain, Golden aspen, Trembling poplar, White poplar and Popple

Taxonomy

Populus tremuloides
Populus
Salicaceae
Malpighiales

How to care for Quaking Aspen

Water

How often to water your Quaking Aspen

Water needs for Quaking Aspen
0.5 cups
every 9

Quaking Aspen needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Fort Worth, Texas.

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 Quaking Aspen

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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.

Plant care guide for Quaking Aspen in Fort Worth, Texas

Fort Worth, Texas

51% Low

Growing Quaking Aspen in Fort Worth right now

Light needs for plant Quaking Aspen in Fort Worth, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 7th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Fort Worth is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determ…

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Light needs for plant Quaking Aspen in Fort Worth, Texas

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 17.8% ☀️

December 8th, 2021

Fort Worth is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Fort Worth is expected to decrease by 17.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.3 megajoules of energy per m…

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Light needs for plant Quaking Aspen in Fort Worth, Texas

Daylight will decrease by 0.7 hours 📉

December 7th, 2021

This month, Fort Worth is getting an average of 8.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 6.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.8 total hours of da…

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Finding light for Trembling aspen in your home

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

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

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Fort Worth, Texas ⛅.

Quaking Aspen does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Quaking Aspen

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Quaking 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 Quaking Aspen after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Quaking Aspen

Nutrient needs for plant Quaking Aspen in Fort Worth, Texas

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

December 8th, 2021

The growing potential in Fort Worth is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to re…

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FAQs
Difficulty Level

Quaking Aspen can be challenging to care for, according to some plant parents. Check out the reviews down below to learn from their experiences!


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Care Summary for Quaking Aspen

Quaking Aspen

Quaking Aspen


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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