Japanese Larch

Zone

4 – 7

Height:

70 feet

Light:

full sun

By: Meriel Bradley

The Japanese Larch is a sun-loving deciduous conifer.

One of the things I find enchanting is the softness of the needles which emerge in clusters as a lovely light green in the spring.

They will become a richer blue-green through the summer and turn an outstanding yellow before falling from the tree in autumn.

Quick Facts

Native to Japan

Grows best in full sun

A deciduous conifer with clusters of soft green leaves

Grows cones with overlapping scales that form a rosette appearance 

Grows 70 feet tall

Hardy zones 4 – 7

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