Japanese Alder Tree

Japanese Alder Tree

Japanese Alder Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Alnus japonica
Hardiness Zones:   6 to 9
Growth_Rate:   --
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; range of soil types including wet and infertile soil
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Slender, narrow upright habit
Height:   12 to 25'
Weight:   8 to 12
Leaf:   Oval, narrow 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:   --