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ALNUS incana 'Aurea'

Commonly known as European alder, Grey alder



Young shoots and foliage yellow with catkins distinctly tinted red
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Large £25.00 each
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Available autumn 2019
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3 - 5 Litre

  • Deciduous - leaves to 10cm (4in) long, pale green in summer.
  • Height - 10m (33ft)
  • Spread - 5m (16ft)
  • Tree - produces clusters of 3 or 4 pendent, male catkins to 10cm (4in) long in winter and early spring before the leaves. Produces ovoid fruit 1.5cm (½in) long in summer.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - Phytophthora root rot
  • Place of origin - Europe, Caucasus
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil
  • Tree Shape - Broadly conical
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