Alnus incana aurea - Golden Alder
Unlike the species, this is a slow grower.
NOTE: This product can only be shipped within Ireland and the UK
It does best in moist soil and semi-shaded areas.
The young shoots and leaves emerge a golden yellow in spring which contrast beautifully with vivid red catkins that open to a pink / yellow. The catkins form as early as august and get better and better in colour and size throughout the winter.
The bark and twiggy branches also turn orange during the winter.
Grows up to 10 m high x 3m wide
Good as a street tree and for parks and gardens.
Mature height: 5-10m
What you need to know
- Size: supplied in 10 litre pot 2m high