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Alnus hirsuta

Common Name(s):
Manchurian alder
Cultivar(s):
var. Sibirica
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Tolerates hot summer; tough adaptable plant; few pest problems; tolerates short-term flooding; flower and fruiting best in full sun

Height:
40-60 ft.
Flower:
Yellow brown to red brown catkins (male flowers); female flowers on short purplish brown strobili which persist until winter
Zones:
5-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; range of soil types including wet and infertile soil
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Rounded oval crown
Leaf:
Olive green leaves; yellow tan fall color
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 1908

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