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Tsuga canadensis 'Jervis'

Also called Jervis Dwarf Eastern Hemlock


More About Tsuga canadensis 'Jervis'

  • Dwarf, broadly pyramidal, upright habit
  • Branches form a horizontal, mounding structure
  • Dark green, dense clusters of short, gnarled needles
  • Provides interesting texture and focal point
  • Low tolerance of dry or drought conditions and exceptionally hot sites should be avoided

Interesting Notes:

This hemlock cultivar was reportedly discovered as a seedling near Port Jervis, New York.

Zone:

4

Height:

80-100 cm

Spread:

100-125 cm

Jervis Dwarf Canadian Hemlock Growing and Maintenance Tips

A very low maintenance option as a small, hardy specimen in the rock garden. This cultivar 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 'Jervis' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Juglan Tolerant

Habit

Pyramidal
Mounding
Dwarf
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

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