Choose a country to see content specific to your location

A picture of a Larch

Larch

Larix spp.

Larix occidentalis 16822 by (talk) (CC BY 2.5)

Full Sun
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

0

More images of Larch

A photo of Larch
SubalpineLarch 7735tl
Larix-decidua-young-cone
Larch female flower
Larch female flower (31840631616)

Larch Overview

Larix is a genus of 14 recognised species of deciduous coniferous trees in the Pinaceae family, commonly known as Larches. Originating from to cool temperate zones in the Northern Hemisphere. They have whorls of soft needle-shaped leaves and are cultivated as garden specimens for their good Autumn colour and the variety of cultivars available with diverse sizes and growth forms.

How to propagate Larch

Seed

Seed sown in autumn or spring (but forms selected for leaf colour do not come true).

Cuttings

Evergreen current growth cuttings in autumn to spring. Deciduous softwood cuttings in summer.