Alnus Glutinosa Alder Native Tree
Plant a Tree for Life - Package
Alder (broadleaf) is native to the UK and is offered as a plant a tree for life package.
The package contains – 10 bareroot Alder (Alnus), 10 spiral guards, 10 bamboo canes (3ft)
- Tough growing
- Thrive in poor, wet or waterlogged soil
Alnus Glutinosa is very useful tree as it will thrive in poor, wet or waterlogged soils and in exposed sites. They are ‘nurse’ trees which are trees used to protect other less vigorous young trees
Alder is very valuable in areas that are exposed, windswept where trees are difficult to establish
Where to Plant
Birds thrive on Alder Tree catkins as a source of nectar and pollen for the bees. Plant full sun to partial shade, poor, wet conditions. Ultimate height and spread 12m x 4-8m in about 20-50 years.
***ScotPlants Direct can only supply Bare Root Tree when they are dormant during the winter months but you can PRE ORDER now to ensure an early delivery date at the start of the season in November.
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