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Larix decidua

For sale by Grahame Oakey, (Acorn Trees and Shrubs), hmcw, Freeman of WCFM

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Many more rare/choice conifers and broad leaves, send message for full list. Prices are ex vat, ex nursery, 50% surcharge ex vat for orders under £250 ex vat. I currently have many broadleaves(large and small) to dispose of at little more than cost.

Plant Size
Total Price
70cm × 20cm

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Plant Finder: about Larix decidua

Common names

Common larch, Weeping European larch, European larch, Larch


Larix decidua (Common larch). They will grow to about 30m with a conical crown when young and will spread with maturity. The branches are widely spaced and the branchlets have a graceful, weeping habit. The leaves are soft, bright green and needle-like; they turn yellow in the autumn before dropping. The grey bark becomes red-brown, fissured and scaly with age.


They grow in well-drained, light or gravelly soil. You can propagate from seeds. Fairly easy to grow.

Interest and use

Specimen found in forest areas. Spring/Autumn interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Larix decidua | Rackenford, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium, Poor quality, Chalky
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

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