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Alnus x hybrida

Common Name(s):
Hybrid alder
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Tough, adaptable plant; few pest problems; tolerates short-term flooding; flower and fruiting best in full sun

Height:
20-30 ft.
Flower:
Yellow-brown to red-brown catkins (male flowers); female flowers on short, purplish-brown strobili which persist until winter
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; range of soil types, including wet and infertile soil
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Single trunk; rounded
Width:
15-20 ft.
Leaf:
2 to 4 in. alternate, simple leaves
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 1911

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