Although a conifer, the larch is a ‘deciduous’ tree which means it loses its leaves/needles in the autumn…
… So not recommended as Christmas tree! …
It’s Macro Monday at Lisa’s Chaos.
i am so glad you posted this, I love the first two photos, have never seen one like this and did not know there were conifers that lose their needles. its beautiful and i can see why it would not be good for a tree. love learning from yoou
it's a beautiful tree
Larch trees turn such a beautiful gold before they drop their needles.
Even when it fades, it looks gorgeous! Lovely shots.
I don't remember ever seeing a larch before...what a lovely tree.
Wonderful details of the cones in the first shot.Happy Macro Monday
Didn't know there are deciduous conifers. Thanks for the post!
Not sure if my 1st comment went through.Your 1st photo is wonderful. Such great detail.I could see where having a Larch as a Christmas tree would pose a big problem. - Although we've had a few fir trees that looked a bit like that after a week or so. Cut too soon.
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