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Alnus Incana - Common Alder

Alnus Incana - Common Alder

Type Tree, Hedging & Screening, Deciduous
Size Medium Tree
Form Rounded - Tree
Colours Medium green Foliage
Care Low/easy maintenance
Hardiness Very hardy
Growth Fast growing

Cultivation tips: This tree can be planted into permenantly wet soil, even rivers edge. Tolerating the poorest of soils - wether dry or wet - alder is a tough fast grower that can be grown as a standard tree or be cut back to form a thicket. Ideal as screening on wet soils in full sun or part shade.
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