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Larix laricina K. Koch

Zone 2

Description

Growth Rate: Moderate

Height: 9 m (30 ft)

Spread: 3 m (10 ft)

Life span: 50-90 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 moist, boggy, acid soils

Likes

  • Full sun
  • Moist soils with a high water table
  • Acidic soil

Dislikes

  • Saline or alkaline soil
  • Salt spray

Insects

Larch Sawfly

Disease

Generally disease resistant

Last updated: 2/28/2017 4:14:20 PM