Common name: Red Alder.
Native: Western North America.
Size and spread (10 years): 12m x 5m
Treatment required: Requires pre chill.
Seeds / kg: c. 280,000 germinal per kilo
Ideal sowing period: Spring
Soil conditions: Most soils but prefers moisture, not tolerant of chalk.
Planting instructions: Makes a good windbreak, quickly. Regenerates poor soils.
Mature height: 25m