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Bareroot Alnus Glutinosa or Alder Hedge Plants 40-60cm

Bareroot Alnus Glutinosa or Alder Hedge Plants 40-60cm | ScotPlants Direct

Product Code: s084

Price: £1.48
Stock: In Stock
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Alnus glutinosa - Common Alder Hedge plants

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.  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.  Excellent for preventing soil erosion and for establishing tree or hedgerow planting schemes in waterlogged areas

Common Name:  Alder

Genus:  Alnus

Species:  glutinosa

Rate of Growth:  Fast Growing native hedge, mature height 10-20 years

Type:  Bareroot

 Size:  40/60cm

Planting Location:  Full sun, partial shade, coastal, seaside planting. Likes boggy areas and wet areas

Soil Type:  Tolerates almost all soil types

pH:  neutral

Fertilise:   Rootgrow upon initial planting and thereafter

Planting Distance: 3  per metre single row

Hardiness:  Hardy

Height: 12m

Spread: 4-8m

**Scot Plants Direct can only supply bareroot plants when they are dormant during the winter months from November to April annually.


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