Alnus incana 'Laciniata'
Alnus incana 'Laciniata' (is a tall fully hardy perennial deciduous tree with brown flowers in early Spring, late Winter and mid Spring. It grows well in direct sun and semi-shade, and prefers medium levels of water. The flowers are arranged in a ) inflorescence. It has high flood tolerance.
Care and maintenance
As an alder this plant tolerates wet conditions and poor soils and is useful for difficult sites.
Alnus incana 'Laciniata' grows in soils ranging from a pH of 5.5 (very acidic ranges from 5.2 to 5.5) to 8.5 (alkaline ranges from 8.1 to 8.5). It is adapted to chalk, clay, clay loam, loam, loamy sand, sandy clay, sandy clay loam, sandy loam, silt loam and silty clay loam soils, and prefers low fertility.
This is a conical tree has a fast rate of growth has an ultimate height of 15m / 49.2ft and spread of 8m / 26.2ft. It can take 31-35 years to reach its ultimate height.
The leaves are green in Spring and Summer. They arein shape.
Attractive foliage, low maintenance, reclamation, screen, waterside, wetland or bog and wild life garden.
Hedge (medium), air pollution (high) and water pollution (medium).
Fruit and seed
The fruit is brown. There is a fruit/seed abundance beginning in Summer and ending in Autumn.-32°C / -25.6F to 31-35 years 15m / 49.2ft 8m / 26.2ft
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|Specific epithet ?||incana|
|Cutleaf Grey alder (Ireland)|
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