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Common Name: European Larch
Scientific Name: Larix decidua
Location: Main Park, above great lawn between the play areas.
Size: 19 inches diameter at breast height
Native to: Central and Southern Europe
This tree typically grows to: 60-100 feet tall and 20-30 feet wide
This tree prefers these conditions: Medium soil; full sun; cooler temperatures; room to grow
Special about this tree:
- Though this tree has needled leaves, it is not an evergreen.
- Soft needles, which grow in tufts, turn golden in autumn, then fall from the tree.
- Resistant to deer browse
- This tree doesn’t like air pollution and does like space, making it a good species to plant in large yards or parks.