SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Dallas Arboretum - Dallas, TX, River Banks Botanical Garden - Columbia, SC, Strybing Arboretum - San Francisco, CA and Arnold Arboretum - Boston, MA
Needs ample water and good drainage.
Native to Eastern China.
Erect or Spreading and requires ample growing space.
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 50 - 70 feet.
Width: 20 - 40 feet.
Growth Rate: 12 Inches per Year.
Longevity 50 to 150 years.
Leaves Linear and Needlelike, Blue Green, Gold, Deciduous.
Flowers Inconspicuous. . Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).
Brown Cone, Large (1.50 - 3.00 inches), fruiting in Fall.
Bark Dark Gray, Light Gray or Red Brown, Furrowed or Scaly.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderately Dense in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as Dense out of Leaf.
Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 2 - 7 and 14 - 17.
USDA Hardiness Zones 5 - 9.
Exposure Full Sun.
Loam or Sand Texture.
Highly Acidic to Neutral Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Medium.
Root Damage Potential Rated as Moderate.
Allergy Health Hazard.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Pseudolarix amabilis Tree Record." 1995-2018. Mar 17, 2018.
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