Alnus maritima

Beach Alder

Family: Betulaceae Birch

Type Shrub
USDA Hardiness range 3A - 7A
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Purple, red
Bloom time Fall
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Erosion control, massing
Height 12' to 18' / 3.60m to 5.40m
Spread 10' to 12' / 3.00m to 3.60m
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Deciduous, broadleaf
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Brown
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, alkaline, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Pyramidal, rounded
Attributes and features Native to North America