Alnus rubra

Good species to provide shade and erosion control.

red alder bark

Photo credit: Seven Oaks Native Nursery

red alder cones

Photo credit: Seven Oaks Native Nursery

red alder leaf edge

Photo credit: Seven Oaks Native Nursery

red alder tree

Photo credit: Seven Oaks Native Nursery

  • red alder bark
  • red alder cones
  • red alder leaf edge
  • red alder tree

Plant Details

Habitat:
Riparian Forests
Bottomland Forests
Bottomland Forest; Riparian Forest; Plant along streams. Wet areas.
Mature Height:
75’
Shade Preference:
Full Sun,
Soil Tolerance:
Moist soils
Special Uses:
Attracts insects, bees and butterflies; Attracts birds; Attracts hummingbirds; Grown for timber production
Arboretum Locations:
Cheldelin Middle School Arboretum
Corvallis Waldorf School Native Arboretum
Crescent Valley High School Arboretum
Year(s) Planted:
2011, 2012, 2010