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Alnus rhombifolia Nutt.
white alder
ALRH2

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio High
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Green
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Medium
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Multiple Stem
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 50
Height, Mature (feet) 65.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Long
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation Low
Resprout Ability Yes
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance Low
CaCO3 Tolerance None
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement Low
Fire Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 200
Hedge Tolerance Medium
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 4.8
pH, Maximum 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 50
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 400
Precipitation, Minimum 20
Precipitation, Maximum 125
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 12
Salinity Tolerance None
Shade Tolerance Tolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -24
Reproduction
Bloom Period Fall
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance High
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence Yes
Propagated by Bare Root Yes
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container Yes
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings Yes
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 687000
Seed Spread Rate Rapid
Seedling Vigor High
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate None
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product Medium
Lumber Product Yes
Naval Store Product Yes
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal Low
Palatable Human No
Post Product Yes
Protein Potential Low
Pulpwood Product Yes
Veneer Product Yes
 
 
Time Generated: 10/01/2014 11:30 PM CDT