//River Alder (Alnus tenuifolia)
  • RiverAlder

River Alder (Alnus tenuifolia)

Landscape Use:
Small footprint and upright form create excellent screening, shade and winter effect.
Prune the base branches if a more upright appearance is desired.
Great winter accent plant.
Can take extra water if available, but not a requirement.
Grows well in shade or full sun.

Special Conditions:
This plant will not compete well with grass, so make sure your site is clean before planting.
Mulch the alders.


Product Description

A small multi-stemmed tree to 8 m high.
Dark green furrowed leaf.
Persistent catkins are small and attractive.
Smooth grey bark.