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Alnus incana subsp. tenuifolia - Mountain Alder Seed - Sheffield`s Seed Co., Inc.
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Alnus incana

ssp. tenuifolia

Mountain Alder, Thinleaf Alder

In Stock: 0.066 lb (Total:0.066lb)
  • Alnus incana subsp. tenuifolia

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0.07 lb

Details

Germination:
43%
Germination test:
Cut (Full Seed)
Purity:
98%
Seeds per lb:
495,684
Quantity:
0.07 lb
Collected in:
Montana
Crop year:
2015
Min. hardiness zone:
2
Item ID:
1822128

Growing Info

Scarification
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days
Germination
Germination: sow seed 1/16" deep, tamp the soil, lightly mulch the seed bed.

Looking for a tree species to help re-establish woodlands on difficult sites or disused farmland? Consider the Alnus incana ssp. tenuifolia, also known as the Mountain Alder or Thinleaf Alder. Its fast growth rate allows for quicker establishment of more permanent woodland trees, and the bacteria on its roots fix atmospheric nitrogen, which can benefit nearby plants. Additionally, the Alder's extensive root system is great for controlling erosion on banks. This species also contributes to building up humus content in soil when its leaves fall in the autumn. While Alder seedlings may not thrive in shady woodland conditions, it can still be a useful pioneer tree. The bark and strobils are a source of tannin, and a dark dye can be obtained from the bark. The wood is durable in water and can be used locally as fuel. Overall, the Mountain Alder is an excellent option for re-establishing woodland.

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269 NY-34 Locke NY 13092
seed@sheffields.com

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