Eastern Hemlock – Tsuga canadensis

$3.15

A graceful conifer with weeping branches, an upright habit and a classical conical crown.

Ideal for bonsai with its fine-textured foliage, the Canadian or Eastern Hemlock is suitable for any bonsai style except the broom. It is also one of the few species that does well indoors.  

175 in stock

Ideal for bonsai with its fine-textured foliage, the Canadian or Eastern Hemlock is suitable for any bonsai style except the broom. It is also one of the few species that does well indoors.  

Bonsai Difficulty

Beginner

Bonsai Styles

Cascade, Semi-cascade, Formal Upright, Informal Upright, Slanted Trunk, Group Planting

Bonsai Size

Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)

Position/Sunlight

Full Sun

Additional Features

Attracts Birds

In the Garden

The Canadian Hemlock lends itself well to ornamental gardening thanks to its attractive, weeping form and tolerance for a wide range of conditions. Excellent as a formal hedge, informal screen or windbreak, it is also beautiful on its own.

Propagation

It prefers slightly acidic to neutral soils rich in organic matter and likes a moist, well-drained position. This easy-going conifer tolerates sun and thrives in shade while having no objection to occasional hard pruning or frequent clipping.

Common Name:Eastern Hemlock
Scientific Name:Tsuga canadensis
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 40
Climate:Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Ideal Soil pH:Acidic
Soil Type:Loam
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Medium
Flower Colour:Unremarkable
Bonsai Difficulty:Beginner
Bonsai Styles:Cascade, Semi-cascade, Formal Upright, Informal Upright, Slanted Trunk, Group Planting
Bonsai Size:Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)
Tree Full Height:25-50m
Tree Full Width:5-10m
Foliage:Evergreen
Foliage Colour:Green
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter
Climate:Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Additional Features:Attracts Birds
Growing Information

In the Garden

The Canadian Hemlock lends itself well to ornamental gardening thanks to its attractive, weeping form and tolerance for a wide range of conditions. Excellent as a formal hedge, informal screen or windbreak, it is also beautiful on its own.

Propagation

It prefers slightly acidic to neutral soils rich in organic matter and likes a moist, well-drained position. This easy-going conifer tolerates sun and thrives in shade while having no objection to occasional hard pruning or frequent clipping.

Product Details
Common Name:Eastern Hemlock
Scientific Name:Tsuga canadensis
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 40
Climate:Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Ideal Soil pH:Acidic
Soil Type:Loam
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Medium
Flower Colour:Unremarkable
Bonsai Difficulty:Beginner
Bonsai Styles:Cascade, Semi-cascade, Formal Upright, Informal Upright, Slanted Trunk, Group Planting
Bonsai Size:Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)
Tree Full Height:25-50m
Tree Full Width:5-10m
Foliage:Evergreen
Foliage Colour:Green
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter
Climate:Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Additional Features:Attracts Birds