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Alnus hirsuta

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 70 ft (21 m)

Cultivation: Rich moist soil

Features: Deeply lobed leaves; orange-red catkins

Uses: Shade tree Screen Background tree

Zones: 4-8

Description: The natural range of this alder is through Japan and northeastern Asia where it grows in rich moist soil. In the wild it reaches 70 ft (21 m), developing a broad pyramidal crown. The deeply lobed leaves are dull green above and covered in reddish brown do

Growth Habit: Broad pyramidal crown

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