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Larix decidua 'Puli'
  • RHS AGM

Dedcidous weeping conifer with dense branching and light green lacy foliage turning to golden-yellow in autumn. When staked, it will not grow taller than the full length of its support, if left to cascade down it will form a matting ground cover.

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Size
Ultimate height
2.5–4 metres
Time to ultimate height
20–50 years
Ultimate spread
1–1.5 metres
Growing conditions
Clay
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Well–drained
pH
Acid, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Green
Summer Green
Autumn Gold
Winter
Position
  • Full sun
Aspect

South–facing or West–facing

Exposure
Exposed
Hardiness
H7
Botanical details
Family
Pinaceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Deciduous
Habit
Matforming, Pendulous weeping
Genus

Larix are deciduous trees of conical habit, with good autumn colour from the soft, needle-like leaves which are borne in whorls on spur-like lateral shoots and spirally arranged on young growth; small ovoid cones persist on the branches

Name status

Accepted

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How to grow

Cultivation

Will grow well in well-drained, deep neutral to acid soil in full sun. Will need staking to achieve a weeping shape, if left unstaked it will become ground cover.

Propagation

Propagate by grafting, seed and semi-ripe cutiings

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • City and courtyard gardens
  • Cottage and informal garden
  • Architectural
  • Low Maintenance
  • Banks and slopes
  • Ground cover
Pruning

Minimal pruning required

Pests

May be susceptible to adelgids

Diseases

May be susceptible to canker and honey fungus

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