Phenological phases

European larch (Larix decidua Mill.)



Needle appearance

Closed buds

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The defined stage of needle appearance

The buds have flushed and the green of the new needles are clearly visible.

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After the defined stages of needle appearance

The new needles are unfolded and the needles are fully visible.

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Photos: Eija Matikainen



Flowering in European larch

The flowers of male (staminate) inflorescence are open and begin to release yellow pollen. On windy days the release of pollen is visible.

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Photos: Teijo Nikkanen



Autumn colouring in European larch

During late summer/autumn larch species drop the needles.

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Photos: Teijo Nikkanen



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