Japanese larch is widely distributed in its native Japan, where plantations cover vast swaths of the western highlands. It has very long low branches that swoop out and up, and the top branches swoop upwards as well. With scaly rusty-brown bark, mature trees can grow to be 100 feet tall.
* Japanese Larch (Larix kaempferi, Karamatsu in Japanese) is a species of larch native to Japan, in the mountains of Chubu and Kanto regions in central Honshu.
* Japanese larch is an important tree in forestry plantations, being grown throughout central and northern Japan (north to Hokkaid?), and also widely in northern Europe, particularly the British Isles.
Botanical Name : Larix kaempferi
Common Name : Japanese Larch
Height : 100 ft
Spread : 30- 40 ft
Germination Info : 30-45 days cold moist stratification
Hardiness zone : 4-7
Average seed per ounce : Approx. 7500