Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Mature Height - 30-50'Mature Width - 25'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Monoecious, males are clusters of yellow-green, 2-3" long, catkins; females are 0.25" reddish green, upright strobili appearing in early spring.Fruit - Egg-shaped, 1-1.25" long, often occurring in 3's; persistent. It has the largest fruit of the cultivated alders.Leaf - Fall Color - Fall color does not occur as the leaves drop while green or brown.Bark - brown in youthOther Features - Neat pyramidal outline, clean foliagePossible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Best near water. Performs well in infertile, dry, high pH soils.Native Habitat - Corisca and southern ItalyDiseases and Insects - Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Alder.- Other plants of the family Betulaceae.- Other plants of the genus Alnus.- Other plants of the species Alnus cordata.