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Canadian Hemlock

Botanical Name
Tsuga canadensis
Min Zone
3
Max Zone
7
Height
40 to 70 feet
Width
25 to 35 feet
Fruit
Small, slender cones hang from the tree like ornaments
Light
Full sun to part shade (best)
Soil
Moist, well-drained, cool
Planting & Care
  • Transplant balled and burlap or container
  • Avoid wind and drought in full sun
  • Tolerant of heavy shade
Problems
Spider mites; intolerant of salt spray, wind, pollution, heat and drought
Varieties
  • Sargentii - weeping habit, 15 feet tall by up to 30 feet wide

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