Although it will grown to around 80ft (24m), it does not take up much space and is ideal for lining roads.
It prefers damp soils but will grow in dry soils as well.
The wood contains preservative chemicals such as tannin and is very durable under water - much of Venice having been built using it.
|Category||Common Name||Species Name||Height (cm)|
|Broadleaf||Italian Alder||Alnus cordata||20-60|