Alnus glutinosa

This tree tolerates waterlogged soil and is sold as an ornamental for wet or boggy sites, Leaves alternate, simple; dark glossy green; usually nearly circular. Flowers March–April, male and female catkins borne on the same tree; female catkins resembling dark conifer cones.Fruits mature in autumn and persist into winter; resemble miniature oval pinecones 3/4 to 1 1/4 inches long; seeds are narrowly winged.

Sale-able Size Mature Size
Height: 12 feet 50 feet
Spread: 8 feet 30 feet
Trunk Caliper: 2 inch caliper
Climate Zone: 3-8

 

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