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Alnus rubra

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 50 ft (15 m)

Cultivation: Wet soils

Features: Attractive foliage

Uses: Shade tree Riverbank binder Wet gardens

Zones: 6-9

Description: This handsome fast-growing species is at home in poor wet soil, its natural habitat being riverbanks and canyons in the coastal mountains of western North America from Alaska to California. It grows 50 ft (15 m) with a pyramidal crown and somewhat pendulo

Growth Habit: Pyramidal crown with pendulous habit

Comments: Grows very fast





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