Tsuga canadensis 'Cole's Prostrata'
Also called Cole's Prostrate Eastern Hemlock
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
This hemlock cultivar is an excellent alternative to spreading junipers.
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.
Tsuga canadensis 'Cole's Prostrata' Characteristics
Moist to Average