Aspen trees are so lovely up in our Rocky Mountains here in Colorado. We all fall in love with them, especially in the fall! We envision the majesty of the aspens in the mountains and want the sound of the aspen leaves fluttering softly outside our windows. So we want to grow them in our yards back at lower elevations, right?
Though aspen trees are lovely, they present various problems at lower elevations. We want to address the issue of volunteer or sucker aspen trees in the grass. If left unaddressed and the sucker aspens continue to spread in turf, it is thought it can lead to knuckling. When the aspen sucker trees are not killed off and are mowed off instead, it can allow the complex root system of the aspen to develop and in some instances knuckling off the roots. It is best to kill the sucker aspens with the correct herbicide in order to reduce the risk of knuckling in the yard. We offer lawn fertilization programs that kill off the sucker aspen trees in your grass effectively and safely.