Eastern Hemlock

Tsuga canadensis

$34.99

Out Of Stock
Key Features
Height

40 - 70'

Container Size

1 Gallon

Bloom Time

Non-flowering

Bloom Color

Non-flowering

Soil Moisture

Medium

Soil Type

Average, medium, well-drained.

Hardiness Zone

3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Light Requirements

Full shade, Part shade

  • Description

    Eastern Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) is a large, dense, pyramidal evergreen tree that can grow between 40 and 70 feet tall. The needle-like leaves are an attractive deep green color with light green/silvery undersides, and the cones are small and delicate. It prefers part-shade to full-shade, average/medium soil moisture, and needs protection from harsh afternoon sun and drying winds. Eastern Hemlock is commonly used as a stately specimen tree, as a screen in a group planting, or shaped into a hedge. It provides cover, habitat, and food for birds and small mammals. Eastern Hemlock is a host plant for the Columbia Silkmoth, pictured above.

    Please Note: This tree is not related to the poisonous herbaceous hemlock plants.

  • Shipping Information

    We ship from two locations:

    • Maryland – Our nursery in Maryland is perfectly located to serve the Eastern United States within a 2-3 day shipping window. You will receive the most reasonable shipping rates from our Maryland location if you live east of Ohio.

    • Illinois – Our nursery in Illinois is perfectly located to serve the Midwestern United states within a 2-3 day shipping window. You will receive the most reasonable shipping rates from our Illinois location if you live west of West Virginia.

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