Lacy, needle-like light green leaves turn bright yellow in fall before leaf drop. Fruiting and pollenizing cones are separate on the same tree.
Large, fast-growing, extremely cold-tolerant deciduous conifer native to northern Europe and Asia. Sometimes used for lumber due to density and rot-resistance of the wood. Resin may be chewed as gum. Low-maintenance, deer-resistant, but intolerant of urban pollution.