Also known as Tamarack, it is widespread across Canada and tolerant of extreme cold. Male & female flowers appear on the same tree with cones opening in August. A deciduous conifer. Unusual because it drops its leaves in late fall after turning a bright amber colour.
The durable wood has been used for posts, poles and making snowshoes. Larch is an important pioneer species to regenerate forests after a burn. It is aesthetically appealing for use as an ornamental and a popular species to use in bonsai cultivation.
Height: 60-70 Feet
Bloom Colour: Yellow|Red|Green\Brown
Light: Full Sun
Soil: Wet Organic Soil
Habitat: Bogs, Swamps & Wet Woods