Italian Alder

A large conical quick growing hardy tree with striking glossy green foliage. Is early into leaf in spring and also one of the last deciduous trees to lose its leaves in autumn. Adapts well to regular pruning, can be shaped into a handsome avenue or screen. Will tolerate most conditions including damp sites. Hardy, deciduous, grows to 10 x 5m.

Suitable for: Avenue or street planting, group planting and screening.

Features: Early into leaf and late to lose leaves, tolerant of a range of conditions including damp sites.

Botanical Name: ALNUS cordata

  • Category
    Deciduous Trees
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For over 100 years we’ve been focused on growing the very best trees and shrubs for New Zealanders. They can enhance any landscape. They can create an easy, instant sense of heritage. They are used by commercial landscapers to complete architectural visions, delivered to wholesale nurseries all over New Zealand and sold to residential customers who want that perfect garden.

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