Alnus glutinosa

(Alder)

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Alnus glutinosa in late spring

Type
Tree
Planted
2005
Edible?
No
Culinary Uses?
No
Native?
Yes
Naturally occurring on site?
No
Propagated Here?
No

Description

Underrated fast-growing tree for demanding exposed, damp conditions. Lovely late winter catkins in brownish red appear before those on most hazels.

Provenance

Purchased from a number of suppliers including Weasdale Nurseries

Cultivation

Tolerant of all soils, including wet.

Maintenance

No issues