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10 Italian Alder Hedging 2-3ft ,Alnus Cordata Trees.Very Quick Wind Break Hedge

£21.99

10 Italian Alder / Alnus Cordata Plants 60-90cm

2-3ft Bare-Rooted

2year old

 

These are BARE ROOTED plants which can be planted from the end of October until April and will be dispatched as soon as the weather turns cold and they become dormant.The dispatch date depends on the Autumn temperature and varies from year to year.

 

Anyone looking for a suitable tree for damp or wet soil will find the Italian alder makes an ideal choice.Its leaves are dark green glossy and 5cm across. 7.5cm yellow catkins form on the plants which also produce 3cm brown woody cones.

 

Growing Details

Common Name: Italian alder
Genus: Alnus
Species: cordata
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
Hardiness: Hardy, Wind tolerant
Soil type: Well-drained/light, Moist, Boggy
Height: 24m
Spread: 100cm

GREY AND ITALIAN ALDER MAKE VERY GOOD SHELTER HEDGES AND ARE WIDELY USED TO PROTECT FRUIT ORCHARDS.

 

Description

It makes a handsome, medium-sized tree that stands around 25m tall and is often grown as a multi-stemmed specimen. It has lustrous green leaves with serrated edges and attractive male catkins which decorate the bare branches from autumn to spring. 

 

For the bare root planting instructions, please click here.

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  1. 1st TIME BUYING FROM HERE....NOT THE LAST 5

    Posted by DAVID WHOTTON on 28th Jan 2021

    Packed very good, arrived well and prompt. Impressed with the quality, price, web site and freshness of the bare root trees. Planting them tomorrow, hope we don't get too much snow! These are just the job for slowing the wind and making a micro climate in our garden, buds coming on already.