Red Alder
Genus: Alnus Spread: 25'
Species: rubra Shape: Oval
Cultivar: Foliage: Dark green
Zone: 7 Flower: Yellow catkins
Type: ??? Fruit:
Final Height: 50' Fall Color: Yellowish

Native to the river valleys and coastal areas of the West, from northern California to Alaska. A nitrogen fixer, it grows fast on poor or wet soils. Attractive, silvery-gray bark when mature.

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