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Tsuga canadensis

Tsuga canadensis
Eastern Hemlock

This shade-tolerant native evergreen prefers moist, well-drained soil and protection from the wind.  Hemlock is a long-lived tree that can reach 900 years in age . The wood is of little commercial value but the bark was formerly used as a source of tannin for the leather industry.

Height x Width (feet)

66 x 26

Sun Requirements

Requires partial shade to full shade

Water Requirements

Normal to moist conditions

Urban Friendliness


Products Available

12-18"      Item Number: TN5400
(Currently not available)

2-3'      $30      Item Number: TN5401