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Japanese Alder - Alnus japonica -   Deciduous tree with a slender upright habit and narrow oval leaves.  An excellent choice for shade or accent, it is a tough tolerant tree with very few problems.  Bark from the tree has been used to treat tumors and is used to make a dye.  The wood is finely grained and is used to produce furniture.  The plant prefers a rather heavy soil and does very well in clays and is a nitrogen-fixing species.  Hardy to -20F (-28.8C);  height: 30ft.
#1615    Packet  $10.00   Approximately 100 seeds


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