Larix gmelinii seeds Dahurian Larch Larix dahurica

Genus: Larix  
Species: gmelinii
Common Name: Dahurian Larch
Other Names: Larix dahurica
Pre-treatment: required (30-45 days cold moist stratification)
Zone Hardiness Cold: 3
Zone Hardiness warm: 6
Height / Spread: 24m/8m
Plant Type: large tree
Vegetation type: decidious

A decidious Tree growing to 30 m (98ft 5in) at a slow rate.
It is hardy to zone 1 and is not frost tender. It is in Flower from May to June, and the seeds ripen in October. The flowers are monoecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but both sexes can be found on the same plant) and are pollinated by Wind.
The plant prefers light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils, requires well-drained soil and can grow in nutritionally poor soil.The plant prefers acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils..It cannot grow in the shade.It requires moist soil.The plant can tolerates strong winds but not maritime exposure.