A medium-sized tree upto 12 m high. In spring it is bright yellow, but turns to very light green in mid-summer and persists long on the tree in autumn. Buds and the young leaf feel sticky (glutinosa = sticky). Female catkins are oval and inconspicuous, male catkins are long and brown yellow. The strobiles appear from September and persist long. The tree roots deep. Almost any soil, except for very shallow chalk. Useful for damp soils. Wind resistant.
Alnus glutinosa ‘Aurea’
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SKU: 47237 Category: Shrubs and Trees