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GLAD

Height: 20-30’  

Spread: 10-15’ (narrowly pyramidal, open canopy with weeping branchlets)  

8' tall x 3' wide in 10 years. 

Hardiness: Zone 4-7  




Growth Rate: medium  




Foliage: Has remarkable bright bluish needles that turn golden yellow in fall.   




Preferred Soil: ph 5-6.5, very adaptable but needs full sun.  




Common Ailments: None commonly experienced.  




Seed: cones are 1-1½ inches in length and turn from green to brown.  




Attributes: A very unusual full size larch that displays conspicuous blue colored needles that turn bright yellow in fall. Original tree came from Holland.




A vigorous upright deciduous conifer with soft blue needles. Has an open branching habit when young. Prefers full sun in well-drained soil. 8' tall x 3' wide in 10 years. Hardy to -40 degrees. USDA zone 3.

Larix kaempferi 'Blue Rabbit' (Japanese Larch)