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Mountain Alder Thinleaf Alder (Alnus incana ssp. Tenuifolia)

Mountain Alder Thinleaf Alder (Alnus incana ssp. Tenuifolia)

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You will get 47 seeds of Alnus incana ssp. Tenuifolia, MOUNTAIN ALDER THINLEAF ALDER for planting.

The Mountain Alder, also known as the Thinleaf Alder, is a tree species that is ideal for re-establishing woodlands on difficult sites or disused farmland. It has a fast growth rate, fixes atmospheric nitrogen, controls erosion, and contributes to building up humus content in soil. Additionally, the Alder's bark and strobils can be used as a source of tannin and a dark dye, while its wood is durable in water and can be used as fuel.

Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours

Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days

Germination: sow seed 1/16" deep, tamp the soil, lightly mulch the seed bed.

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