Larch wood is admired for its tough, waterproof and abiding qualities. Top superior knot-free balk is in abundant appeal for architecture yachts and added baby boats, for exoteric cladding of buildings, and autogenous paneling. The balk is aggressive to rot if in acquaintance with the ground, and is acceptable for use as posts and in fencing. The amalgam Dunkeld larch is broadly developed as a balk crop in Northern Europe, admired for its fast advance and ache resistance. (EN 350-2 lists larch as hardly to moderately durable; this would accomplish it clashing for arena acquaintance use after bactericide in abstemious climates, and would accord it a bound activity as alien cladding after coatings).
Larch on oak was the acceptable architecture adjustment for Scottish fishing boats in the 19th century. Larch has aswell been used in herbal medicine; see Bach annual remedies and Arabinogalactan for details.
In Central Europe larch is beheld as one of the best copse abstracts for the architecture of residences. Planted on borders with birch, both timberline breed were used in agnostic cremations. Larches are generally used in bonsai culture, area their asperous bark, baby needles, beginning bounce foliage, and – especially – autumn colour are appreciated. European larch, Japanese larch, and Tamarack larch are the breed a lot of frequently accomplished as bonsai. The comestible larch boletes abound in accommodating affiliation with larch trees.
Often, in Eurasian shamanism, the “world tree” is depicted as accurately a larch tree.