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Larix x marschlinsii (Dunkeld Larch)

Dunkeld Larch, Swiss Larch, Larix x eurolepis


Larix x marschlinsii (Dunkeld Larch) is a fast growing deciduous conifer adorned with a round, straight trunk and long, horizontally spreading branches and slender pendulous branchlets. The crown is conical, dense, becoming irregular and more open with age. Unlike most cone-bearing trees, Dunkeld Larch loses its foliage each winter. Among the earliest trees to come into leaf in spring, its blue-green needles turn bright yellow before being shed in the fall. Dunkeld Larch is a hybrid of European larch (L. laricina) and Japanese larch (L. kaempferi)

  • Grows up to 100 ft. tall (30 m)
  • A full sun lover, this plant is easily grown in deep, well-drained soils.
  • Watch for adelgids, honey fungus and canker.
  • No pruning required

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Requirements

Hardiness 4 – 6
Plant Type Conifers, Trees
Plant Family Larix - Larches
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 100' (30m)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy
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Requirements

Hardiness 4 – 6
Plant Type Conifers, Trees
Plant Family Larix - Larches
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 100' (30m)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy
Tolerance Deer

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