Eastern Hemlock

Latin Name: 
Tsuga canadensis

The Eastern Hemlock grows in moist, cool areas of southern Ontario. It is wide at the base and tapered at the top, giving it a conical appearance. This species is very shade tolerant. 

 

Photo by Seelig, R.A., courtesy of Smithsonian Institution.

Shoreline
Type: 
Tree
Source: 
Locally sourced native
Soil: 
Sand, loam
Sun: 
Can grow in full sun to full shade.
Seedling Height: 
6-18"
Maximum Height: 
30 m
Potted or Root: 
Bare root
Price: $4.50