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rugosa

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 30 ft (9 m)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil; tolerates wet soils

Features: Finely toothed oval leaves; male catkins on bare branches in spring

Uses: Specimen tree Windbreaks Beside water features Screen

Zones: 3-9

Description: Native to Canada and northeastern USA, this species is closely related to Alnus incana. It grows into a shrub or small tree of up to 30 ft (9 m). The oval leaves are very finely toothed with downy veining. Male catkins appear on the bare branches i

Growth Habit: Conical habit

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