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Canadian Hemlock - Tsuga canadensis



Tsuga canadensis

  • Perfect for privacy screens and hedges
  • Plant 2' apart for hedge
  • Can be sheared to any height or shape
  • Tolerates both full sun and shade, prefers a balance of partial sun/shade
  • Handsome evergreen
  • Zones 3 to 8




Zones 3-8                    

Hardiness Zone(s): Zones 3-8

The  Hemlock can be expected to grow in the zones listed.                    

Evergreen Shrub

Type of Tree:

The  Hemlock falls into the following type(s): Evergreen Shrub

40' to 70' High

Mature Height:

The  Hemlock grows to be 40' to 70' feet in height.

25' to 35' Spread

Mature Spread:

The  Hemlock has a spread of about 25' to 35' at full maturity.

Slow to Medium Growth

Growth Rate:

This tree grows at a Slow to Medium growth rate.

Full Exposure

Sun Exposure:

The  Hemlock does well in Full exposure(s).

Various Soils


The  Hemlock grows in Acidic, Loamy, Moist, Sandy, Well Drained soils.



The  Hemlock has a(n) Pyramidal shape.



One of the only evergreens that tolerates full sun to full shade, though it prefers a site where it can receive both shade and sun.

Wildlife Value:

The Hemlock provides excellent cover for deer and songbirds. Nesting site for several warblers. Seeds are eaten by juncos, chickadees, and siskins.Family

15.2-27.4 meter (50-90ft) evergreen tree. Needles are flat and short on slender stalks. Needles are green on top, white beneath. Cones are small and drooping with rounded scales.

Found on hills and in rocky forests. Ranges from Nova Scotia to Maryland and into the Midwest.

Uses and Parts Used

Twigs with many needles used in tea to treat kidney ailments. Steam from tea used to treat rheumatism, colds, and coughs.

Used in tea to treat colds, fevers, diarrhea, coughs, and scurvy. Also has astringent properties. Bark poultice used for treating bleeding wounds.

Tannins in the twigs and leaves are believed to be responsible for all medicinal effects. Hemlock leaves contain some vitamin C. Bark may also be useful for tanning leather.

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