Hybrid Alder Tree

Hybrid Alder Tree

Hybrid Alder Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Alnus
Hardiness Zones:   --
Growth_Rate:   --
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; range of soil types including wet and infertile soil
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Single trunk; rounded
Height:   20 to 30'
Weight:   15 to 20
Leaf:   2 to 4" alternate, simple leaves
Flower/Fruit:   Yellow brown to red brown catkins (male flowers); female flowers on short purplish brown strobili which persist until winter
Comments:    Tough adoptable plant; few pest problems; tolerates short term flooding; flower and fruiting best in full sun
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --