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Larix sibirica Ledeb.Siberian Larch

Zone 3

Description

Growth Rate: Moderately fast (15-30cm per year)

Height: 15 m (50 ft)

Spread: 4.5 m (15 ft)

Life span: 100 years

Why Plant It?

  • This distinctive conifer sheds its needles every fall and grows new ones in spring
  • Striking yellow fall colour
  • Does well in parks or large yards

Likes

  • Full sun
  • Moist soils with a high water table; some drought tolerance
  • Acidic soil
  • Some tolerance to compaction

Dislikes

  • Saline or alkaline soil
  • Salt spray

Insects

Larch Sawfly

Disease

Generally disease resistant

Last updated: 2/27/2017 4:18:43 PM