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Larix kaempferi

Common Name(s):
Japanese larch
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Easy to transplant; dislikes shade; not drought tolerant; bark peels off in long strips

Height:
50-70 ft.
Flower:
1 to 1.5 in. cones
Zones:
5-7
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun; well drained soil
Texture:
Fine
Form:
Open pyramidal; slender pendulous branches
Width:
25-40 ft.
Leaf:
1 to 1.3 in. narrow, sea green leaves; 2 white stripes on underside; yellowish gold fall color
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 2033

Larix kaempferi Larix kaempferi Mature Form
Erv Evans
Larix kaempferi Larix kaempferi Needles
Dinesh Valke, CC BY-NC-SA - 2.0
Larix kaempferi Young Larix kaempferi
Mark Bolin, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Larix kaempferi Larix kaempferi Seed Cone
Paolo, CC BY - 2.0