Alnus glutinosa - Common Alder
Alnus glutinosa or Common Alder are fast growing deciduous native hedge plants found all over Britain especially in wet, boggy areas. Common Alder have both male and female catkins, serrated dark green leaves which make this a standout plant early spring. Alder is best planted in those moist, boggy areas. They can be in full sun or partial shade. Excellent for preventing soil erosion and for establishing tree or hedgerow planting schemes in waterlogged areas. Easy to grow.
- Alder is a native hedge plant and is perfect for Coastal or Seaside situations, tough and hardy,
- Perfect for boggy or wet areas of gardens or landscape projects.
- Supplied 40-60cm tall, bare root and ready to plant
- Price Includes VAT
Where to Plant
Alder is wildlife friendly, especially for Sisken birds that feed on its winged seeds. Include in current hedgerows, or plant in those areas that are wet, somewhat boggy. Alder is also great for seaside situations, as they are tough and hardy. Plant full sun to partial shade. Excellent for preventing soil erosion and for establishing tree or hedgerow planting schemes in waterlogged areas. Easy to grow.
**Scot Plants Direct can only supply bareroot plants when they are dormant during the winter months from November to April annually.