Larix decidua 'Pendula'

Weeping European Larch

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Medium to fast, 2.5' per year in youth, slowing with time
Mature Height - 100 to 140'
Mature Width - 25 to 30'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Monoecious. Early spring. Red, pink, yellow, or green 0.5" long, egg-shaped female strobili and the small yellow male strobili cover branchlets.
Fruit - Cones: Ovoid, 1 to 1 ½" long, ¾ to 1" wide, changing from red to yellow-brown to brown at maturity
Leaf -
Fall Color - Ochre yellow
Bark - Young bark thin and scaly. Old bark thick, deeply fissured (splitting) at base, exposing a reddish brown inner bark and grayish brown outer bark
Other Features - Pyramidal with horizontal branches and dropping branchlets, hardiness: zone 3a to 6, deciduous conifer
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Transplant when dormant, moist well-drained soil, full sun, prune mid-summer
Native Habitat - Europe
Diseases and Insects - Susceptible to larch case-bearer, cankers, leaf cast, needle rusts, wood decay, larch sawfly, woolly larch aphid, gypsy moth, tussock moth, Japanese beetle
Strength -
Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:
-not currently in our collection-

Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Larch.
- Other plants of the family Pinaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Larix.
- Other plants of the species Larix decidua.