Alnus x spaethii
  • Alnus x spaethii
  • Alnus x spaethii

Alnus x spaethii

£35.00

(Alder) An unusual and vigorous slender tree, Alnus x spaethii has narrow, dark green leaves and superb displays of long, creamy coloured catkins in late winter.

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An unusual and vigorous slender tree, Alnus x spaethii has narrow, dark green leaves and superb displays of long, creamy coloured catkins in late winter. A very architectural tree once established and the masses of catkins make this a fine choice for winter interest!


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil. Will tolerate wet conditions
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Vigorous.
  • Habit: Alnus x spaethii grows to be a medium sized, conical tree.
    • Height: up to 18 m (60 ft)
    • Spread: 12 m (40 ft)
  • Notes: This plant is a hybrid between Alnus japonica and Alnus subcordata and is generally considered a good choice tree for tough, difficult sites.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun
Mature Size
Tree - Medium (20 - 50 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Damp / Wet, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Special: Windy & Exposed
Special Features
Catkins

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