Alnus incana subsp. rugosa

Common name: Speckled Alder

Native plant

This native alder tends to be multi-stemmed and is best used in groups in wet areas and flood plains. Branches with small cones and catkins make excellent winter arrangements. This plant fixes nitrogen in the soil that can be used by other plants. This is one tree I definitely recommend buying in #5 containers because of its rapid rate of growth (3-4 feet per year). Alder has limited use as a street tree.

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Pricing

Pricing information per unit for 5 gallon growing method
1 to 10 units $22
11 to 24 units $19
25 or more units $16.50
Pricing information per unit for 15 gallon growing method
1 to 10 units $90
11 to 24 units $80
25 or more units $75

Plant Details

Plant type

Tree

Soil type

Mesic, Moist Mesic, Wet

Light exposure

Full Sun

Bloom period

Spring

Environment

Harsh exposure tolerant, Road-side/salt tolerant, Floodplain

Growth form

Single trunk, Colonizing

General information

Mature height
15 Feet
Mature width
10 Feet
Max height
30 Feet
Max width
20 Feet
Growth rate
Fast
Flower color
Catkin
Fall color
Yellow

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