Scientific Name: Larix decidua Form: Pyramidal - narrowly, Weeping
Common Name:European larch Texture:Fine
Family Name:PinaceaeHabit: Pendulous, Stiffly upright, Twiggy, Spreading
Plant Type: Conifer, Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):15 - 22m x 7 - 10m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 2: (-46 to -40 C)
Leaves: Needle-like, Fascicles, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Acicular, Entire
Flowers: n/a (male cone), Yellow, Mar- Apr
Fruit: Cone (winged seeds), Brown, Pink, Red, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Acidic, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Fall interest, Screening, Specimen plant, Tall background, Shade tree, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Deciduous conifer; needles short, soft, occur in tufts; cones occur between nodes. Winter ID: buds small, spherical, fused with the branch; branches bare.