Canadian Hemlock


Eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis), also called Canada hemlock or hemlock spruce, is a slow-growing long-lived tree which unlike many trees grows well in shade. It may take 250 to 300 years to reach maturity and may live for 800 years or more.

Canadian or eastern hemlock is a pyramidal, evergreen conifer with a slender, nodding crown and spreading, drooping branchlets.

Botanical Name: Tsuga canadensis
Exposure: Full Sun to Full Shade
Hardiness Zone: 4 – 7
Bloom Time: July – Oct
Height: 40′ – 70′