Japanese larch (Larix kaempferi)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
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Japanese larch (Larix kaempferi)

Cultivars:
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 4a
Mature Height Mature Height
Mature Spread Mature Spread
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Moderate
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Moist soil, well drained
Fall Color Fall Color
Attractive
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
No
Flower Flower
Insignificant
Fruit Fruit
Insignificant
Evergreen Evergreen
No
Native to WI Native to WI
No
Additional Information Additional Information
usually a large tree, but these cultivars are smaller; soft, linear, blue-green foliage; late, yellow fall color; full sun; prefers a deep, rich soil, slightly acidic to neutral pH; intolerant to poorly drained, compacted, heavy clay soil; plant in spring only; prefers a moist, well-drained soil; sensitive to drought and road salt; native to Japan; hardy to zone 4a

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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