Alder Common Tree - Alnus glutinosa
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
Common Alder is native to Britain, it grows wild on riversides and in damp, boggy places. Beautiful in February and March when it is covered in soft yellow catkins.
Our Common Alder trees are English grown from genuine English origin (provenance) stock grown naturally in fertile English soil. Because our Common 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 Common Alder from Botanica.
Bare Root Common Alder trees are only available during the season November to March. Precise dates will be notified each year.
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