Aspen trees are very popular for residential landscaping for many great reasons. There are a few steps you will have to take to ensure that your aspens have the best chance of growing tall and healthy. Here are 4 helpful tips for maintaining aspens on your property.
Avoiding Foot Traffic
Aspens have shallow root systems, so you shouldn't plant them in areas that receive constant foot traffic. Human and animal activity on the soil above the root system can compact the soil, making it hard for the roots to grow.