Red Alder

Alnus rubra

Good species to provide shade and erosion control.

Plant Details

Habitat NotesBottomland Forest; Riparian Forest; Plant along streams. Wet areas.
Years Planted at Arboretums2011, 2012, 2010
Mature Height75’
Shade Preference
Soil Tolerance Moist soils
Special Uses Attracts insects, bees and butterflies; Attracts birds; Attracts hummingbirds; Grown for timber production
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