Field Growing & Cultivation Information

Larix kaempferi

Japanese Larch, Karamatsu

Hardiness Zone:

2' 3' 4' 5' 6

Soil Acidity:

Very Acidic - 5.3 to 6.0, Slightly Acidic - 6.1 to 6.9, Neutral - 7.0

Soil Texture:

Loam - good mixture of clay, silt, sand particles, organic matter and moisture. Generally a basic bonsai mix.

Soil Moisture:

Wet - Water to keep the soil wet, Moist - Damp soil

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Species Disease:

Medicinal Use:

astringent,   diuretic   antiseptic,   cystotonic,   respiratory tonic,   emollient Medicinal notes  Larix decidua has traditionally been used in many herbal remedies including: as an astringent, as a diuretic, as an antiseptic and as a cystotonic.

Health Hazards:



Turpentines smell