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50 Grey Alder Trees, Alnus Incana 60-90cm Hedging, 2-3ft Tall 2yr Old Plants


Expected release date is 1st Nov 2020

50 Grey Alder / Aldus Incana Plants 60-90CM Bare-Rooted 2-3ft

2 year 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.


Leaves are green,hairy,pointed and 5cm across with grey below. 10cm red/yellow catkins form on the plants which also produce 2cm brown woody cones.


Growing Details

Common Name: Grey alder
Genus: Alnus
Species: Incana
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun, Partial shade, Shade
Hardiness: Hardy, tolerant to all but chalky soils
Soil type: Well-drained/light, Moist, Boggy
Height: 25m
Spread: 1m



Grey and Italian Alder are particularly suited to wind protection for orchards

The hedge can be trimmed into any shape or size and will tolerate most conditions including shade and exposed areas. 

The plants have been grown in the nursery for 2 years(1+1) and will have an excellent root system ready for planting.Plant 30-60cm(1-2 ft) apart depending on how thick you want your hedge to be.


For the bare root planting instructions, please click here.

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  1. Excellent! 5

    Posted by Ms N Jolley on 23rd Mar 2017

    From start to finish, ordering and delivery simple and efficient, saplings good strong specimens. My second order, 50 this time- need 50 more soon but need to recover from planting Mondays delivery in the pouring rain and ankle deep mud. Last years March planting are now 6-8 feet tall.