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Grey alder - Alnus incana (latin)

Areas of origin: Northern Europe.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 20 metres (65.6'), width up to 12 metres (39.4').
Foliage: Deciduous.
Soil type: All.
Hardiness: Hardy to -36°C.
Exposure: Full sun.

Properties and uses:
The leaves of the Alnus incana are whitish grey underneath. It is a very interesting specimen to use for the reforestation of mountains where the soil is very poor.
Its natural habitat is by the river banks and marshland.

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