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Alnus glutinosa 'Aurea'
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Alnus glutinosa 'Aurea'
Alnus glutinosa 'Aurea'
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Price: £32.00 Quantity :


The soft-yellow foliage of this suprisingly rare and slender tree becomes richer in colour as summer progresses with attractive yellow catkins in March. Alnus glutinosa 'Aurea' is happiest in wet situations where most other choice plants fail.

Supplied Size: 3L pots (approx 3 years old, 60 - 80 cm tall) - limited availability

  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil. Will tolerate wet conditions
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Alnus glutinosa 'Aurea' will grow to be a small conical tree.
    • Height: 10 - 12 m (32 - 40 ft)
    • Spread: 5 - 6 m (16 - 20 ft)
  • Notes: The leaves of this tree will turn a stronger more vivid shade of golden-yellow if it is planted in a sunny position.



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