Photo Credits: 2009 Neal Kramer | 2011 BonTerra Consulting | 2008 Zoya Akulova

USDA Zones: 6-10
Sunset Zones: 1-5, 7-10, 14-21
Jepson Bioregions: See map
Sun: Full,Part,Shade
Water: High
Soil: Adaptable
Drought Tolerant: No
Flood Tolerant: Yes
Clay Tolerant: Yes
Serpentine Tolerant: No
Habit: Tree
Size: 90 ft wide x 60 ft high
Form: Tree - Oval
Flower Color: Inconspicuous
Flower Season: Inconspicuous
Foliage Color: Green
Foliage Texture: Coarse
Deciduous: Yes
Fall Color: None
Fruit: Inconspicuous
Growth Rate: Fast
Decorative Bark: Yes
Special: Pollinators

Natural range in California

The map below shows regions where White alder grows naturally. The state is divided into bioregions based on geophysical and climatic boundaries. Plants found in your bioregion are most likely to thrive with minimal interventions such as water, climate modification, and maintenance. To find out which bioregion you are in, visit the Map of Jepson Bioregions.