Common name: Himalayan Alder
Native: Afghanistan, Nepal, Kashmir at high altitude
Size and Spread (10years): 3m x 3m
Treatment required: moist, cold stratification for 30-60 days
Germinal seeds/kg: 325,000
Ideal sowing period: Spring, do not cover the seed. Seed sown in autumn should only be covered lightly.
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