Tsuga canadensis - young tree
  • Tsuga canadensis
  • Tsuga canadensis
  • Tsuga canadensis - young tree

Tsuga canadensis

£35.00

(Eastern Hemlock) A handsome evergreen tree, Tsuga canadensis grows with a broadly pyramidal habit and arching branches covered with finely textured needles.

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A handsome evergreen tree, Tsuga canadensis grows with a broadly pyramidal habit and arching branches covered with finely textured needles. They sometimes grow with a slightly pendulous leader and established plants have ovoid (egg-shaped) cones.

Tsuga canadensis grows with a conical habit and gracefully spreading branches. A superb woodland tree once established but it can also be planted in numbers as a screening tree or cut back to grow as a dense hedge.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Prefers damp/moist, fertile soil but will not tolerate water logging.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Vigorous.
  • Habit: Although taller in the wild, Tsuga canadensis will usually grow to be a medium sized, pyramidal tree in the UK if not pruned.
    • Height: 15 m - 20 m  (50 - 65 ft)
    • Spread: up to 8 - 10 m (26 - 32 ft).

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How Much Sun
Full Sun
Mature Size
Tree - Medium (20 - 50 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Damp / Wet, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Acid
Special Features
Evergreen, Screening/Hedge

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