Tamarack

Latin Name: 
Larix laricina

Tamarack trees are an example of deciduous conifers-trees that lose their needles in the autumn and grow new ones in the spring. These trees have blueish-gray needles that turn yellow before falling off. 

Photo by Niehaus, T.F, courtesy of Smithsonian Institution.

Upland
Shoreline
Type: 
Tree
Source: 
Locally sourced native
Soil: 
Sand, loam or clay
Sun: 
Needs full sun
Seedling Height: 
6-18"
Maximum Height: 
20 m
Potted or Root: 
Bare root
Price: $4.50