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Alnus firma

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 30 ft (9 m)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil

Features: Deep green pointed leaves; bright gold catkins in late winter

Uses: Shade tree Screen Background tree

Zones: 6-9

Description: The foliage of this species from Japan is particularly attractive with deep green pointed leaves that have prominent parallel veins. It bears numerous bright gold catkins and grows into a graceful tree up to 30 ft (9 m) tall. ZONES 6?9.

Growth Habit: Upright bushy habit

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