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Other common names
European larch common larch
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
L. decidua is a deciduous conifer making a large conical tree, broadening with age, with cream young shoots bearing soft, light green needle-like leaves in whorls, turning yellow in autumn. Flowers small, cones to 4cm, erect
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or North-facing or East-facing
SoilSand, Clay, Loam
Higher than 12 metres
Time to ultimate height
more than 50 years
Grow in any deep, well-drained soil in full sun
Propagate by seed in containers in early spring, graft in winter, or root semi-ripe cuttings in summer under mist; cuttings are difficult to root
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Pruning no pruning necessary
Pests Generally pest free
honey fungus may be a problem and canker may cause dieback
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