Diana Japanese Larch
Larix kaempferi 'Diana'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly, when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||LAR-iks KAYMP-fer-ee|
|Lore||The cones of Larix Kaempferi have reflexed scales which give a rosette appearance, almost like the petals of a hybrid tea rose, and are perhaps the easiest and most reliable way to distinguish this species from L. decidua.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 15 to 20 ft. tall, 5 to 7 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Landscape Use||Container, Specimen, Windbreak|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Fall Color, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly, when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Companion Plants||Red Maple (Acer rubrum); Maidenhair Tree (Ginkgo biloba); Azalea (Azalea); Canadian Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa); European Beech (Fagus sylvatica)|
Thrives in rich, neutral to slightly acidic, well-drained soils with consistent moisture. Prefers cold winter, cool summer climates. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8