GreatBigTrees.com GreatBigTrees.com
Did You Know..? GreatBigTrees.com :: Sequoias, Redwoods, Oak
"Trees remove CO2 from the air and store it as wood"
Search:


European Native Trees

Grey Alder (Alnus incana)

Grey Alder
Our Price: £9.99
Buy Now

Maximum height, 70ft (22m) It flourishes on loose infertile sites and suckers freely which helps bind the soil together. If planted on riversides it can assist in preventing banks being washed away. It is commonly planted on reclaimed industrial spoil heaps for, as with common alder, it fixes nitrogen from the air and improves the fertility of the site. Grows up to 5m. Will tolerate almost any soil condition except shallow chalk. Fast growing and easy, will thrive even in waterlogged conditions. Excellent for shelter belts. Flowers appear before the leaves, which are sticky when young. Woody, cone-like fruits are 1.5cm long and contain broadly winged nutlets. The male catkins are yellow and pendulous. The female catkins occur in clusters and are first green then reddish in colour.
This product is currently unavailable due to seasonal variations.
<< Back To Product List

We take pride in the quality of our products and aim to deliver them to you as quickly as possible. To ensure that your trees reach you in perfect health a postage charge of £2.25 per tree is payable.


Trees Types


Your Cart
No. Of Items: 0
Subtotal: £0.00
View My Cart


Top Sellers

Giant Sequoia :: Great Big Trees
Giant Sequoia Only £12.99

Buy Now

English Oak :: Great Big Trees
English Oak Only £6.99

Buy Now

Christmas Tree :: Great Big Trees
Xmas Tree Only £9.99

Buy Now

GreatBigTrees.com GreatBigTrees.com