Golden Larch

Pseudolarix amabilis

Native to eastern China, this species was introduced into the United States for its beautiful fall foliage and attractive shape. This deciduous tree grows up to 40 m tall with a broad, cone-shaped crown. The bright green 3-6 cm long leaves turn golden yellow in the fall, giving this species its common name.
Habitat:
Planted as an ornamental, growing best in full sun.
Growth Habit:
Deciduous, coniferous tree, growing 9-18 m tall or higher.
Bloom Time:
Spring.
Presence in US:
Not native to the US but widely cultivated.