Sitka Alder Alnus sinuata

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Alnus sinuata

Family:

BETULACEAE

Genus:

Alnus

Species:

sinuata

Common Name:

Sitka Alder

Lot#:
9601
Seeds Per Pound:
558,420
Quantity:
3.16 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
75
Germination:
62%
Germination Test Type:
Actual
Purity:
98%
Height:
10-40 feet
Collection Locale:
Hemlock Valley, BC
Crop Year:
1996
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
2
In Stock: 3.16 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
4.95
1 oz
40.08
1 lb
329.45
1 kg
559.53
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Bright green leaves.
* Native to Northwestern North America.
* Alnus viridis subsp. crispa (A. crispa, Mountain Alder). Northeastern North America, Greenland.
* It is a large shrub or small tree 3-12 m tall with smooth grey bark even in old age.
* It is sometimes used for afforestation on infertile soils which it enriches by means of its nitrogen-fixing nodules, while not growing large enough to compete with the intended timber crop. more...