Botanical Name: Larix decidua
Common Name: European Larch
Click on an image to enlarge.
Height: 70-75' Spread: 25-30' Habit/Form: Pyramidal Growth rate: medium to fast Zones: 3-6
Cultural Requirements: Full sun required, intolerant of shade; best grown in well-drained, moist soils.
Ornamental Characteristics: Deciduous conifer (cone-bearing but loses needles); bright green foliage in spring changing to medium green throughout summer, turning a golden yellow in fall before dropping.
Use in the Landscape: Specimen or in groups for parks and large areas
Birds Attracted: Nuthatches, finches, chickadee, grosbeak, and crossbill
Plant Appeal for Birds: Cones; shelter; nesting site
Aerial Salt Tolerance: Highest degree of salt tolerance. Use in the most exposed areas.
- Common Bald Cypress 79%
Botanical Name: Taxodium distichum Common Name: Bald-Cypress* Updated 1/2013 Click on an image to enlarge. Form Fall form Leaf Fall leaf Fruit Bark Height: 50-70' Spread: 20-30'...
- Staghorn Sumac 59%
Botanical Name: Rhus typhinaCommon Name: Staghorn Sumac Updated 12/2012 Click on an image to enlarge form fruit fall color Height: 15-25' Spread: 15-30' Habit/Form: Large, suckering, colonizing shrub. Growth Rate: Fast ...
- Ironwood 59%
Botanical Name: Ostrya virginiana*Common Name: Ironwood Updated 11/2012 Form Fall Leaves Fruit Catkins Bark Click on an image to enlarge Height:...
- Spicebush 58%
Botanical Name: Lindera benzoin *Common Name: Spicebush Updated 10/2012 Click on image to enlarge Winter form Fall form Fall leaf Fruit Bark Height:...
- Summersweet Clethra 58%
Botanical Name: Clethra alnifolia Common Name: Summersweet Clethra Updated 3/2012 form flower Fall leaves Click on image to enlarge.Height: 6-8' Spread: 4-6' Habit/Form: Oval to...
- Common Winterberry 58%
Botanical name: Ilex verticillata*Common name: Common Winterberry Updated 10/2012 Form Leaf Fruit Bark Click an image to enlarge.Height: 6-10' Spread:...