Alnus rhombifolia, California Big Tree
Alnus rhombifolia, California Big Tree
Alnus rhombifolia, California Big Tree
Alnus rhombifolia, California Big Tree

Alnus rhombifolia, California Big Tree

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White Alder, California Big Tree

A member of the birch family native to California.  A deciduous tree with a conical shape that grows to about  95 feet. This tree grows about 36 inches per year.

- Plant in full sun to light shade

- Clay, loam, or sand texture, tolerates no drainage

- Highly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH

- Wet to moist soil

-  Susceptible to Aphids, Beetle Borers, Caterpillars and Spider Mites, Armillaria and Powdery Mildew

- Nitrogen fixing plant

- Great for a bird of butterfly garden

-Native to California