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Alnus glutinosa

 Suitable Substitutions for Alnus glutinosa

Alnus rugosa

Alnus rugosa

Speckled Alder

 

More About Alnus glutinosa

  • Pyramidal to oval growth habit
  • Oval to rounded leaves, uneven double-toothed margins
  • Drooping male catkins form in the fall and overwinter on the tree
  • Good for wetland areas
  • Bloom Time: March

Zone:

3

Height:

16-18 m

Spread:

10-12 m

Colour:

Red

Black Alder Growing and Maintenance Tips

Best for moist areas of the landscape, such as stream banks and pond borders. Tolerates poor soil conditions.

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Alnus glutinosa Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Fast
Fast
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Soil Moisture

Moist to Wet Soils
Moist to Average

Attributes

Deciduous

Habit

Oval
Pyramidal
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Screening (privacy)
Woodland/woods edge
Naturalizing