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
This hemlock cultivar was reportedly discovered as a seedling near Port Jervis, New York.
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.
Tsuga canadensis 'Jervis' Characteristics
Moist to Average