Tamarack is a moderately fast growing tree with slender trunk and pyramidal crown. Leaves are deciduous; needle like that turn yellow and shed in the fall. Tamarack can reach a height of 50-70' tall, is shade and drought intolerant and prefers loamy moist soil.
Wildlife Food & Cover: Fair food - seed, browse, insects. Good cover-nesting, perching, feeding, cavities, dens.
Ecosystem: Hardwood Swamp, Tamarack Swamp, White Cedar Swamp, Alder Swamp
Scientific Name: Larix laricina
Product Size at Purchase: 5-12"
Product Size at Maturity: 50-70'
Other: Long lived conifer loses gold needles in autumn