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Alnus serrulata

Hazel Alder

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Alnus serrulata (Hazel Alder)

This multistemmed, small tree is tolerant of a wide range of soil types and moisture but prefers moist sites. It spreads by suckers and can It bears bright yellow catkins in spring at the ends of its twigs followed by serrated, ovate, glossy leaves. The fruits are eaten by birds.

Additional Information:


Height
15-20 Feet

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Spread
10-12 Feet

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USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Characteristics & Attributes

Hydrologic Designation

OBL

Nature Attracting

Songbird

Season of Interest

Early (Feb-Apr)
Late (July-frost)

Soil Moisture

Moderate
High

Sun Exposure

Medium Sun/Average Shade
Full Sun

USFS MO Ecological Map

Wildlife Benefit

Nesting
Food/Birds
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