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Alnus japonica

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

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

Height:
12-25 ft.
Flower:
Yellow-brown to red-brown catkins (male flowers); female flowers on short, purplish-brown strobili which persist until winter
Zones:
6-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; range of soil types including wet and infertile soil
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Slender, narrow, upright habit
Width:
8-12 ft.
Leaf:
Oval, narrow leaves
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 1909

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