Japanese Larch Tree

Japanese Larch Tree

Japanese Larch Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Larix kaempferi
Hardiness Zones:   5 to 7
Growth_Rate:   Moderate to fast
Site Requirements:   Sun; well drained soil
Texture:   Fine
Form:   Open pyramidal; slender pendulous branches
Height:   50 to 70'
Weight:   25 to 40'
Leaf:   1 to 1.3" narrow, sea green leaves; 2 white stripes on underside; yellowish gold fall color
Flower/Fruit:   1 to 1.5" cones
Comments:    Easy to transplant; dislikes shade; not drought tolerant; bark peels off in long strips
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --