Alnus rhombifolia

White Alder

Plant family: Betulaccae - Birch

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Plant type: Tree

Plant origin: N/A, California

 
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Fifteen Gallon 0   119.99
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Flower Color Green-Yellow, Yellow, Yellow Catkins
Blooming Season Spring
Height Over 40 feet
Spread 35-40 feet
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Riparian, Woodland/Forest

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Clay, Decomposed Granite, Sand, Sandy Loam

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The White Alder is a fast-growing, deciduous tree with smooth whitish to gray bark growing quickly to 30 to 100 feet tall. This small tree provides plentiful shade and a lush green look to your landscape in summer, with interesting silvery bark showing through in the winter. The leaves are ovate in shape, dark green above and lighter beneath about 1 1/2 to 4 inches long. Greenish-yellow catkins appear in the fall. This is a nitrogen fixing plant, and is very useful in wet areas of the landscape.

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