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Alnus maritima

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 30 ft (9 m)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil

Features: Glossy dark green leaves; flowers in autumn

Uses: Screen Informal hedge

Zones: 7-10

Description: A native of Delaware and Maryland in the USA, this alder is usually of shrubby habit but can grow into a small tree up to 30 ft (9 m). It has glossy dark green leaves. It is one of a small group of alders that flowers in autumn. ZONES 7?10.

Growth Habit: Shrubby habit

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