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Alnus glutinosa ** PROMOTION **
Common Alder 

Alnus glutinosa ** PROMOTION **
Common name

Common Alder

Group

Trees

Family

Betulaceae

Description

Common Alder. A conical tree with glossy dark green leaves. Pendent yellow-brown male catkins open before the leaves. Max Height 25m. Max Spread 10m. Flowers January to March. Full sun. Hardy. Plant in hole large enough to avoid disturbing root ball.

Characteristics

Growth habit
Conical
Fragrance
No
Hardiness
Hardy
Toxicity
Harmful if eaten

Size

Growth speed
Fast
Ultimate height
25m
Ultimate spread
10m

Colour

Flowers
Yellow in January; March
Foliage
Green - Deciduous
Fruit
Green in August; September
 

Growing your plants

Aspect
Full sun Shelter from strong winds
Soil
Fertile
Moisture
Moist; Well drained
Propagation
Division
Usage
Barrier and screening
Planting
Plant in hole large enough to avoid disturbing root ball

Caring for your plants

Pruning
Late winter Remove any dead or diseased wood; Remove crossing branches to help framework
Maintenance
Re-pot if necessary in spring using a suitable potting compost
Care
Keep moist in first year
Pests & diseases
Mealy bugs; Scale

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The web price shown includes a web only discount of 10%. All prices are exclusive of VAT.

Type
Form
Size
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Normal
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Web
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Stock
 
 
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Regular PROMOTION Rootballed 18-20 EHS --- £243.29 £ 2
Regular PROMOTION Rootballed 20-25 SM --- £287.30 £ 1