Alnus viridis

£6.00

Green alder. A medium shrub to 2.5 m (8 ft) high. Like other alders, it is an excellent nitrogen-fixer. It is also suitable for hedges and windbreaks. Likes a moist or wet soil in sun or part shade.

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Description

Green alder. One of the smaller alders, this is a medium shrub from central Europe reaching 2.5 m (8 ft) high and in spread. Like other alders, it is an excellent nitrogen-fixer, and is a good candidate for underplanting where there is partial shade. It is also very wind-hardy and suitable for hedges and windbreaks. A red dye has been obtained from the inner bark. Likes a moist or wet soil in sun or part shade. Hardy to about -25°C.

Additional information

Weight 1 kg