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Larix laricina

Common Name(s): Tamarack; american larch
Family: Pinaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 75 to 180 (days)
Precipitation: 7 to 55 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -44° (F)
Soil pH: 5.5 to 6.5
Soil Texture/Type: Medium coarse; peat
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity: Full sun
Upper midwest and eastern US, south to northern Indiana. In Canada, from Newfoundland to the Yukon Territory.
Rust, Rhizoctonia
Material - wood


Geographical Origin:
North America
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