Larix decidua 'Pendula'
Common name: 
Weeping European Larch
Pronunciation: 
LAR-iks de-SID-u-a
Family: 
Pinaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Deciduous conifer, shrub-like, weeping branches, forming an irregular horizontal crown, stem often divided with many leaders, needs staking for height.  If not staked it will cover the ground.
  • Sun.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 3     Found in the literature since 1836.  More than one clone in the nursery trade since the weeping form has been  found frequently in the wild as well as in nurseries.
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  • plant habit and branches, spring

    plant habit and branches, spring

  • plant habit and branches, early fall

    plant habit and branches, early fall