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Tamarack

Botanical Name
Larix laricina
Min Zone
2
Max Zone
5
Hardiness
Zones (1)2 to 7
Height
40 to 80 feet
Width
15 to 30 feet
Flowers
Male flowers are small cone-like structures containing pollen, female flowers are rosy pink cones that become woody when pollinated
Fruit
Cone: tiny oval, .5 to .75 inches long, light brown, upright on stem
Fall Color
Gold
Light
Full sun
Soil
Moist, well-drained to wet
Planting & Care
  • Intolerant of hot, dry, or shady sites
  • Tolerates salt spray
  • Best in cool climates with adequate soil moisture
Problems
Larch case-bearer, cankers, rusts, larch sawfly, Japanese beetle

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