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Tsuga canadensis 'Cole's Prostrata'

Also called Cole's Prostrate Eastern Hemlock


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More About Tsuga canadensis 'Cole's Prostrata'

  • Slow-growing, dwarf, prostrate, spreading habit
  • Dark green foliage contrasts with older, exposed, silver-white bark
  • Makes an interesting, small specimen or ground cover
  • Tolerates dense shade

Interesting Notes:

This hemlock cultivar is an excellent alternative to spreading junipers.

Zone:

4

Height:

25-30 cm

Spread:

125-150 cm

Cole's Prostrate Canadian Hemlock Growing and Maintenance Tips

This plant forms a unique, low maintenance evergreen, ideal in any rock garden as a flat, creeping spreader. It is quite intolerant of urban pollution, therefore, inner city or streetside plantings should be avoided. Protection (burlap wrap) from drying, winter winds is recommended in an exposed location.

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Tsuga canadensis 'Cole's Prostrata' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Ground cover
Ground cover
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Juglan Tolerant

Habit

Spreading
Prostrate
Trailing

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Tsuga canadensis 'Cole's Prostrata'