Alnus Glutinosa – Common Alder

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Common in wet ground, marshes and stream-sides. Rounded leaves are light green. Flowers green catkins (Feb – March) that become black when ripened a year later. Fast growing. Grows to max of 20m.  The leaves have shallow irregular teeth and remain on the tree quite late in autumn.

However, they do not change to any dramatic colours, but instead just darken and begin to wither before being shed in late October or November.

Size 250 – 300 cm      
Price €16.00 per tree