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November 2013: Spotlight on… Alder

  Alder Alnus glutinosa Alder is a native tree in the same family as Birch and Hazel. Although it will grow in dry conditions, it prefers damp places, where given enough room it can grow up to 25 metres high with a broad, roughly conical crown. Planted along rivers, its roots help to keep the […]

Posted 20 November 2013 | Categories: Spotlight on... | Tags: Alder, alnus glutinosa, grey alder