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Alnus incana Bare Root

Grey Alder from 41p each

£0.87

Available November to March

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Alnus incana is a relatively fast growing and vigorous deciduous tree with a conically shaped growth habit. It produces foliage from spring onwards with a dark green hue on top and a greyish white hairy texture underneath. In late winter this variety produces pendant shaped clusters of yellowy brown catkins that remain until early spring and overlap with the new year's foliage. 

An excellent benefit of the Alnus is the fruit it produces in summer that provides a good source of food for local wildlife.

For protection from pests consider Spiral Rabbit Guards or Tree Shelters

Bare Root is usually available for pre-order mid-October, dispatching between early November and late March. Exact dates vary year to year depending on the weather. We cannot guarantee availability for a certain date at the beginning or end of the season.

Important Bare Root Care

As soon as you receive your bare root plants place the items upright in a bucket of clean water immediately leaving them for at least 2 hours. Only take plants out as you need them for planting.

 
Bare root plants must always be planted with wet roots, it’s not good enough to plant them dry and water them after planting.
 
Bare root plants should only be planted in good quality, free draining soil to the level they have been grown at nursery. Always make sure they are ‘healed in’ well and watered immediately after plating and whenever there are 3 or more days of dry weather, in particularly hot periods you may need to water daily during the first year.

Q: When is bare root season?

A: Our bare root season usually runs from November to March but it can depend on the weather conditions, we'd always recommend buying at the end of autumn rather than waiting for spring.

 

Q: Does the plant size include the roots?

A: No, all bare root plant sizes quoted exclude the roots.

 

Q: What size plants will I receive?

A: Stock size varies through the season, our 'Plant Size' are give as a guide and you will receive plants somewhere in that range. We are unable to specify exactly how tall the plants will be within that range.

 

Q: How old will the plants be?

A: Most of our 'Plant Sizes' include the age of the plant, this is shown as a sum e.g. 1+2 which in this case would indicate that the plants are 3 years old. The first number is how long the plant has spent in the seedbed and the second is the number of year it has spent lined out in the field. Where the sum starts with a 0+ this indicates that the plants were grown from a rooted cutting.

 

Q: Can I get a discount for bulk purchases?

A: We offer a discount banding on bare root plants making them cheaper the more you buy, see the table on each page for details of the price within each band.

 

Q: Do I need canes?

A: Bamboo canes are perfect for giving young saplings, hedging plants, climbers and other tall shrubs the support they need when they start to establish. Unless you are planting in a completely sheltered spot with very little chance of wind then we would always recommend using a cane for support.

 

Q: Do I need rabbit guards?

A: Spiral Rabbit Guards are the most popular, low cost tree protection for young saplings, seedlings, transplants and hedging plants from browsing animals such as voles, mice, rabbits and hares. Spiral Rabbit Guards have the ability to grow and expand with the growing tree, providing a sheltered environment for the tree. It's hard to say for certain if you will require the extra protection a rabbit guard provides, if your are aware of a particular pest problem in your planting location then we would recommend using them. Rabbit Guards are not suitable for 'evergreens' please see 'Shrub Shelters' for a suitable evergreen protection method.

 

Q: What is a shrub/tree shelter?

A: Shrub/Tree Shelters are similar to rabbit guards but are designed for use on evergreens that would sweat and die in rabbit guards. We supply shrub/tree shelters as a kit which includes the shelter, 1 Stake and 2 cable ties, one kit is required per plant.

 

Q: Do I need shrub/tree shelters?

A: If you are aware of any specific pest problems in your planting area then we would recommend using a shrub/tree shelter to give your young trees or hedging plants that extra protection.

Alnus incana Bare Root

Alnus incana is a relatively fast growing and vigorous deciduous tree with a conically shaped growth habit. It produces foliage from spring onwards with a dark green hue on top and a greyish white hairy texture underneath. In late winter this variety produces pendant shaped clusters of yellowy brown catkins that remain until early spring and overlap with the new year's foliage. 

An excellent benefit of the Alnus is the fruit it produces in summer that provides a good source of food for local wildlife.

For protection from pests consider Spiral Rabbit Guards or Tree Shelters

 


 

Alnus incana
Grey Alder from 41p each
Trees
8m - 12m
4m - 8m
  • Yellow
Spring
Deciduous
No
Average to fast
Fully Hardy
  • Full sun  Full sun
  • Partial shade  Partial shade
  • Poorly-drained
  • Moist Well-drained
  • Well-drained
  • Acid
  • Neutral
  • Alkaline
  • Chalk
  • Clay
  • Loam
  • Sand
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