Fact Sheet: Italian Alder, Alnus cordata

🇬🇧 Italian alder

🇮🇹 Alno

🇫🇷 Aulne de Corse

Plant group: Woody plant / shrub

Subgroup: Broadleaf / shrub

Family: Betulaceae

Native to: FR, IT, AT

Origin: Italy, Corsica

Habitat: Dense, regular, cone-shaped crown

Height: 15.00 - 27.00 m

Inside / outside: perennial outdoors

Flower: red / reddish 

Flowering period: May to April

Fruit colour: dark brown

Fruit season: September to October

Scion / trunk: greyish-green

Leaf shape: egg-shaped, heart-shaped

Leaf margin: serrated

Leaf arrangement: alternate

Foliage: deciduous