Guardian® Columnar Aspen

Populus x ‘Jefguard’


A complex aspen poplar hybrid with a moderate level of bronze leaf disease resistance. A seedless tree, Guardian provides a fast-growing, vertical element to the prairie landscape. It represents the best replacement for Swedish Aspen.



Height: 40′

Spread: 10′

Light Needs: Full Sun

Hardiness Zone: 2

Foliage Colour: Green

Fall Foliage: Yellow

Growth Habit: Columnar

Flower Colour: N/A

Blooms: N/A

Key Features: Fast Growing, Large Heart-Shaped Leaves, Fall Foliage

Landscape Uses: Shade, Vertical Accent, Shelterbelts

Brand: Northern Garden Collection