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Trees with 'Catkins'

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Alnus cordata
Alnus glutinosa
Alnus glutinosa cv. 'Imperialis'
Alnus incana
Alnus rubra
Betula x coerulea
Betula lenta
Betula lutea
Betula nigra
Betula occidentalis
Betula papyrifera
Betula pendula
Betula populifolia
Betula pubescens
Betula utilis
Broussonetia papyrifera
Carpinus betulus
Carpinus caroliniana
Carpinus japonica
Carya cordiformis
Carya glabra
Carya laciniosa
Carya tomentosa
Castanea sativa
Chrysolepis chrysophylla
Corylus avellana
Corylus colurna
Gleditsia triacanthos
Juglans ailantifolia
Juglans cinerea
Juglans nigra
Juglans regia
Lithocarpus densiflorus
Morus alba
Morus nigra
Ostrya carpinifolia
Ostrya virginiana
Populus canescens
Populus grandidentata
Populus lasiocarpa
Populus nigra var. betulifolia
Populus tremula
Populus tremuloides
Populus trichocarpa
Pterocarya fraxinifolia
Pterocarya x rehderiana
Salix alba
Salix babylonica
Salix caprea
Salix x chrysocoma
Salix cinerea
Salix fragilis
Salix matsudana 'Tortuosa'
Salix nigra
Salix pentandra
Salix triandra
Salix viminalis
Tetracentron sinense

Alnus cordata (Italian Alder)

Alnus cordata

Native: South Italy and Corsica

Location: Cultivated in parks and gardens.


The leaves have five to six pairs of veins, are shallowly toothed and dark glossy green with tufts of down in vein axils beneath.


Alnus cordata

Male catkins extend to about 7.5-10cm and shed their pollen between February and April when tiny red females are produced.


Alnus cordata

Fruit is 2.5cm long, much longer than other alders.