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Alnus Glutinosa Common Alder Tree Bareroot

Alnus Glutinosa Common Alder Tree Bareroot | ScotPlants Direct
Alnus Glutinosa Common Alder Tree Bareroot | ScotPlants Direct

Product Code: AG-BR-150/175

Price: £23.94
Quantity Price
3 or more £17.75

Common Alder Tree (Alnus glutinosa) 


Alder is an attractive, quick growing tree for wet and damp areas and native to the UK.

  • Native, quick growing deciduous tree perfect for those wet, boggy sites
  • Supplied feathered whip, 150-165cm tall (nursery pruned), bare root and ready to plant.
  • Price Includes VAT


It's Ovate to broad green shiny leaves with coarsely toothed edges and stunning catkins appearing February and April.  Alder leaves are dark green, leathery with serrated edges with a pointed tip.  Perfect for Boggy, wet, exposed sites, good as windbreak and is seaside (coastal) tolerant.  It's natural habitat ground near rivers, burns, and it loves damp, cool areas where its roots will help prevent erosion. 

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.  

NOTE: 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.

Delivery Information

We aim to despatch all orders received within 10-14 working days following receipt of your completed and paid for order. Once despatched, your order should be with you the following day, dependent on your postcode. Please also note that bare root orders may take longer, due to the busy time of year and stock needing to be lifted.

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