Weeping European Larch
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Medium to fast, 2.5' per year in youth, slowing with timeMature 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 maturityLeaf - Fall Color - Ochre yellowBark - Young bark thin and scaly. Old bark thick, deeply fissured (splitting) at base, exposing a reddish brown inner bark and grayish brown outer barkOther Features - Pyramidal with horizontal branches and dropping branchlets, hardiness: zone 3a to 6, deciduous coniferPossible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Transplant when dormant, moist well-drained soil, full sun, prune mid-summerNative Habitat - EuropeDiseases and Insects - Susceptible to larch case-bearer, cankers, leaf cast, needle rusts, wood decay, larch sawfly, woolly larch aphid, gypsy moth, tussock moth, Japanese beetleStrength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
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.