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ALNUS cordata

Commonly known as Italian alder



Conical-shaped tree with bright green glossy leaves
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individually £7.50 each, 10+ £6.00 each

  • Deciduous - ovate leaves, heart-shaped at the bottom, to 10cm (4in) long.
  • Height - 25m (80ft)
  • Spread - 6m (20ft)
  • Tree - male catkins to 8cm (3in) long in groups of 3-6 are yellow-brown and open before the leaves. Ovoid fruits,2-3cm (¾ to 1¼in) long, in summer.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - a useful tree for a windbreak
  • Pests & Diseases - Phytophthora root rot
  • Place of origin - Corsica, southern Italy.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - tolerates dryer soils.
  • Tree Shape - Broadly conical
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tree - guide for size not form Average Person
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