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ALDER, GREY
Alnus incana

Suitable for any normal soil and position and the following 
Ultimate Height80ft (24m)Exposed/WindyYes
Hedge Height6ft+ (1.8m+)Damp ShadeYes
Av. Growth/Year*1.5-2ft (45-60cm)Dry ShadeYes
Wet SitesYes
NativeNoCoastal AreasYes
EvergreenNoChalky SoilNo
 

Av. Growth/Year* = Average growth per year in first 10-20 years, click here for more details.

ALDER, GREY (Alnus incana)
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A fast growing deciduous plant, with dark-green leaves grey-white underneath. Yellow-brown catkins appear before the leaves in spring followed in autumn by false cones which are good bird food. Ideal for cold or wet situations, and useful for preventing soil erosion.
HEDGE Trim July or August. For hedges 6ft (1.8m) or more. Plant 2ft (60cm) apart.
TREE 40ft x 12ft (12m x 3.7m) in 20 years, ultimate height 80ft (24m).

Click here to check availabilityCalculate how many plants required for a length of hedge

 Price per plant for 
1+5+50+250+
 Tr 4-5ft
125-150cm
2.491.991.841.60
 Pg 2-3L 
125-150cm
5.99
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Tr = Transplanted, click here for more details.
 
We can only sell bare-rooted/transplanted plants when they are dormant. Depending on the weather this is normally between November and March. We only charge for goods paid by credit/debit cards when they are despatched.

HEDGE PLANTING DISTANCE CALCULATOR

Please enter length of hedge you require below. The number of plants and price for these will then be shown on the right hand side.

Length of Hedge

Planting Distance2ft/60cm
apart
No Plants 
TypeSizePrice
Tr   4-5ft
125-150cm
 
Pg 2-3L   
125-150cm
 

All prices include VAT where applicable.

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