Alnus x hybrida
- Common Name(s):
- Hybrid alder
Tough, adaptable plant; few pest problems; tolerates short-term flooding; flower and fruiting best in full sun
- 20-30 ft.
- Yellow-brown to red-brown catkins (male flowers); female flowers on short, purplish-brown strobili which persist until winter
- Sun to partial shade; range of soil types, including wet and infertile soil
- Single trunk; rounded
- 15-20 ft.
- 2 to 4 in. alternate, simple leaves
NCCES plant id: 1911