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Latin Name: Alnus nitida
Forestart Reference: ALNIT1

A nitrogen fixing tree good for growing in poor wettish soils. Unlike other Alders, the long, decorative male catkins are produced in autumn.

Common name: Himalayan Alder
Native: Afghanistan, Nepal, Kashmir at high altitude
Provenance: U.S
Size and Spread (10years): 3m x 3m
Treatment required: moist, cold stratification for30-60 days
Germinal seeds/kg: 325,000
Ideal sowing period: spring
Soil conditions: medium to heavy loam, wet areas, 
nutritionally poor, acid to alkaline
Planting: Sun or light shade. Hardy to minus 10deg.
Mature height: 20m


 
 

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