Alder Italian - Alnus cordata
Economy or Premium SelectionEconomy - rooted into its pot but a further season before moving up a pot size.
Premium - more growth in its pot. More mature than Economy
The lovely fresh apple green rounded leaves gives this easy going medium sized tree a good feel in any garden, introduced from Southern Italy about 1820.
Our Italian Alder trees are English grown from genuine English origin (provenance) stock grown naturally in fertile English soil. Because our Italian Alder trees are 100% English provenance and English grown, they make an excellent choice for any woodland or landscape planting scheme. If you are including native species, we think it is easy to be misled. Some suppliers use the word “native” to describe their trees but this does not necessarily mean that they are English grown or of English origin. Many are imported from continental Europe. As growers with over 40 years of growing experience we are happy to pass on our knowledge and advice. Don’t compromise on quality. When you want the best choose quality English grown, English origin Italian Alder from Botanica.
Bare Root Italian Alder trees are only available during the season November to March. Precise dates will be notified each year.
To see more about why we believe that buying English grown Italian Alder trees is important click here