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White Alder | Alnus rhombifolia

Tolerant of seasonal inundation and drought. Nitrogen fixing and cold hardy.

Plant Details

HabitatsRiparian Forests, Bottomland Forests
Habitat NotesBottomland Forest; Riparian Forest; Excellent shade and erosion control along streams.
Years Planted at Arboretums2011, 2012, 2010
Mature Height40-80’
Shade Preferencefull sun, part shade
Soil ToleranceMoist soils
Special UsesAttracts birds; Provides wildlife forage, cover and food; Provides bank stabilization