American Larch (Larix laricina)

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Latin: Larix laricina

Zones: 2-5

Other common names: Tamarack, eastern larch, hackmatack

Mature Height/spread: 40-80 ft. high/ 15-30 ft. spread in ideal conditions.

Soil / Climate: Grows in most soils including clay and limestone. Does best in moist, but well drained soils. Shade tolerant. Tamaracks are very cold tolerant.

Notes: Larch is a deciduous evergreen. Fast grower. The wood is used principally for pulpwood, but also for posts, poles, rough lumber, and firewood. It is also grown as an ornamental tree in gardens in cold regions, and is a favorite tree for bonsai. Needles turn yellow before dropping.

Wildlife: Grouse will eat the buds, seeds, and Larch is also used as cover for larger mammals such as deer.

Cold Stream Farm supplies American Larch trees/shrubs which are grown as bare root seedlings and transplants and sold both wholesale and retail with no minimum order.

Additional information on Larix laricina can be found on the link: USDA / NRCS Plants Database.

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Dimensions 1 × 1 in


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