Big Tooth Aspen is, in many respects, similar to Quaking Aspen. It even grows in the same groves, which makes identification tricky. The best way to identify it is from the leaves. They tend to be larger with large rounded teeth that give it a waffled appearan ... ce. Great for use on slopes above wet areas or where Quaking Aspen is not going to be large enough for the site. It grows very quickly in the wild and here at the farm. We get 8’ plants in a season and a half. Deer like to rub on the trunks much like they do on Quaking Aspen, but the damage seems to heal quickly.