Plant Library

Alder Prairie Horizon

Common Name: Alder

Botanical Name: Alnus hirsuta 'Harbin'

Variety: Prairie Horizon

Blossom Color: N/A

Bloom Time: N/A

Zone: 4 to 7

Exposure: Sun

Mature Height: 30-40'

Mature Width: 20-30'

Notes: A beautiful alder for difficult, dry situations. A rapid growing tree with decorative purple catkins and clusters of brown strobiles resembling little pine cones. Selected by the NDSU breeding program to be the most drought tolerant alder.