Trembling (Quaking) Aspen

Range of the Trembling (Quaking) Aspen
Trembling (Quaking) Aspen

Location: Found in sandy or rich soils that are moist in much of Minnesota, except in the southwestern and northeastern regions. (Also found in the U.S. Rockies, Northeastern and Lake States.)

Fun Facts: Fine, uniform texture; straight grain; light; soft; low in strength; easily worked; at least 500 organisms from deer and beaver to insects, fungi and viruses feed upon Quaking Aspen; leaves flutter in wind

Uses: One of the most used species in Minnesota; used for
lumber pallets; crates; pulpwood; particleboard

Full Size: 50-60 feet in height, 10-20 inches in diameter

Age at Maturity: 40 years

  • Trembling (Quaking) Aspen
    Trembling (Quaking) Aspen
    Trembling (Quaking) Aspen
  • Trembling (Quaking) Aspen
   

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Trees absorb carbon, and finished products store it! These products made from wood are 50% carbon by weight.

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