Manchurian Alder Tree

Manchurian Alder Tree

Manchurian Alder Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Alnus hirsuta
Hardiness Zones:   5 to 9
Growth_Rate:   --
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; range of soil types including wet and infertile soil
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Rounded oval crown
Height:   40 to 60'
Weight:   -
Leaf:   Olive green leaves; yellow tan fall color
Flower/Fruit:   Yellow brown to red brown catkins (male flowers); female flowers on short purplish brown strobili which persist until winter
Comments:    Tolerates hot summer; tough adoptable plant; few pest problems; tolerates short term flooding; flower and fruiting best in full sun
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   Var. Sibirica