the Larch certainly, like all conifers, is not a beginner’s bonsai; since you took the plant in nature I suggest you leave it for a couple of years because it will completely acclimatize in your garden; in this period try to start setting the crown and the root system, without expecting too much from your plant. Larches don’t produce a huge number of new branches every year, so before pruning, decide carefully what shape you want to give the plant. The bare wood in winter, the color of the bark, everything is particularly suitable for leaving parts of dry wood to be bleached or worked.For the whole growing season remember to pinch the shoots of new needles, to reduce their size, shortening the sprouts about a couple of centimeters. Formazine pruning is done in autumn and winter, when the plant lacks leaves. These plants can’t fear the cold, therefore they should be left outdoors all year round; in winter, when the frosts are intense, cover the pot with some non-woven fabric to prevent the ground from freezing. From Maro to October water regularly, during the cold months it prevents the soil from drying out completely, but water only sporadically, on mild days.
Larch – Larix decidua
The larch is a deciduous conifer native to the European mountainous areas, very long-lived and fairly fast growing. Centennial specimens can reach 25-30 meters in height. The larix de …
I have a larch, a spruce and a Scots pine born from seed this year in small plastic pots of cm. 10 each. How should I treat them since I am in the Alps at 680 m. above sea level, in order to …
The genus Larix, to which the larch of our alpine valleys belongs, has about fifteen species of conifers, widespread in the northern hemisphere, both in Europe and Asia, and in North America; qu …
Larch is the Italian name of the genus Larix, which includes a dozen species widespread in the cold and mountainous regions of the temperate zones of the northern hemisphere. Larches are planted …