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Pseudolarix amabilis

Common Name(s):

Description

Site: Sun; prefers light, well drained soil but grows in heavy clay; air pollution tolerance

Form: Open spreading branches; broad spread with age

Cultivars:
Tags:
#deciduous
Cultivars:
Tags:
#deciduous
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Pseudolarix
    Species:
    amabilis
    Dimensions:
    Height: 20 ft. 0 in. - 40 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 15 ft. 0 in. - 25 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Tree
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Spreading
    Growth Rate:
    Slow
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Texture:
    Clay
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Blue
    Brown/Copper
    Gold/Yellow
    Green
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Flower Description:
    Blue green cones turn golden brown in fall
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Blue
    Gold/Yellow
    Green
    Deciduous Leaf Fall Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Red/Burgundy
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Whorled
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    1-3 inches
    Leaf Description:
    1.5 to 2.5 in. alternate leaves; emerald green needles turn bluish green; arranged in whorls; red gold fall color
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No