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Alnus tenuifolia

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 30 ft (9 m)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil

Features: Red buds; dark green leaves; pendulous yellow-brown catkins

Uses: Specimen tree Windbreaks Beside water features Screen

Zones: 3-9

Description: With a natural range from British Columbia to California, this small tree grows 30 ft (9 m) high. The young shoots are red and downy but soon become smooth. The buds are also downy and the attractive dark green leaves have downy veins and undersides. ZONE

Growth Habit: Spreading domed canopy

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