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River Alder for sale

River Alder

River Alder

Alnus rugosa

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River Alder is a large shrub or small tree with a multi-stemmed, spreading habit. A native shrub to the of the boreal forests across North America, River Alder is an excellent tree for soil stabilization near rivers and creeks.

This tree is recognizable by its small brown seed cones and smooth, silver-grey bark with white horizontal lenticels. Unlike Green Alder, River Alder's seed pods are long and hang off short branches.


River Alder - 1 Year Old

River Alder - 1 Year Old

One-year-old container seedlings.

Stock Type: 412A
Age: 1 year (1+0)
Size: 5-25cm (2-10")

River Alder - 1 Year Old Container
Bundle of 10

Our new season begins in January

River Alder - 1 Year Old Container
Part box of 30

Our new season begins in January

River Alder - 1 Year Old Container
Full box of 180

Our new season begins in January

(new stock expected: December 2016)

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Zone: 1a
Height: 8 m (25 ft)
Spread: 4 m (12 ft)
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: full sun
Fuzz/fluff: yes
Catkins: yes
Fall colour: yellow to orange
Growth rate: fast
Life span: short
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: medium

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