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Weeping Tamarack Tree

Larix laricina  • 

Photo: Weeping Tamarack Tree

General description

Tamarack (Larix laricina), also known as American larch, is a very unique member of the pine family — one that loses its needles in fall.

Plant requirements

This native tree is ideally suited to wet, poorly drained sphagnum bogs, withstands high soil moisture and high acidity, and is cold-hardy.

Maintenance

May need to stake if branches become too heavy to support itself.

Practical use

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Properties

Height
200 - 360 cm
Soil type
Any
Sunlight
Full sun, Partial shade
PH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Moisture
Poorly-drained, Moist but well-drained
Hardiness
Hardy