American Larch Seedling
American larch, also known as tamarack, hackmatack, eastern larch, black larch, or red larch, is a small to medium-size deciduous conifer tree. American larch can tolerate a wide range of soil conditions but grows most commonly in swamps in wet to moist organic soils and prefers cooler temperatures.
Current Sale Size: 2 year old bare root seedlings, 6-12"
Growth Rate: Rapid (10-15" / year), Moderate (6-10" / year)
Soils: Acidic to Basic; Loam, Clay
Moisture: Moist, Moist-Wet
Shade Tolerance: Full Sun, Part Shade
Mature Height: 45-80 ft.
Mature Spread: 15-30 ft.
Deer Damage Potential: Low
Uses: Fall Color, Naturalizing, Wildlife
Special Notes: Loses needles in winter
University of Minnesota UFRO Nursery & Lab
USDA Plant Profile