Also called Canadian Hemlock
More About Tsuga canadensis
- Dense, pyramidal, growth habit
- Flat sprays of lacy, short, dark green needles
- Needles have two, white bands underneath
- Small, short-stalked cones are tan-brown
- Great as an individual specimen or for screening
Native to Ontario and parts of North America.
Eastern Hemlock Growing and Maintenance Tips
Eastern hemlock grows best in partial shade and sheltered locations to protect it from strong, drying winds and hot, afternoon sun. Intolerant of drought and should be watered regularly during prolonged, dry spells, particularly when plants are young.
Tsuga canadensis Characteristics
Moist to Average
Foliage ColorGreen (dark)
Landscape usesScreening (privacy)