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Alnus cordata

Classification

Order: Fagales
   Family: Betulaceae
            Genus: Alnus
                        Specie: Alnus cordata

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 50 ft (15 m)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil

Features: Foliage with yellow catkins in late winter

Uses: Shade tree Screen Background tree

Zones: 9?10

Description: From southern Italy, Sardinia and Corsica, this is a vigorous and narrow tree to 50 ft (15 m) but much smaller examples are sometimes found in its natural habitat. The foliage of deep green, broadly rounded leaves is shiny and held horizontally. Male catk

Growth Habit: Narrow domed crown

Comments: Tolerates boggy conditions







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