Plants by mail order since 1984, over 4100 plants online today!

Menu

My Burncoose

Search

0

Basket

'T' > TSUGA >

TSUGA

Commonly known as Hemlock

Genus of 9 species of evergreen, monoecious, coniferous trees found in forest from the Himalayas to northern Burma, western Vietnam, China, Taiwan and Japan and in North America.

Although referred to as hemlocks these trees are not poisonous.

In nature the eastern hemlock and the Carolina hemlock are in serious danger from an aphid-like pest introduced from eastern Asia where it is a minor pest.


  • Evergreen - coniferous trees
  • Full sun - or partial shade - provide shelter from cold winds
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - butt rot fungus
  • Place of origin - Himalayas to Northern Burma and Western Vietnam, China, Taiwan, Japan and North America
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving - to slightly alkaline soil
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus rich

Buy Varieties of TSUGA

TSUGA heterophylla   AWARD

TSUGA heterophylla  >


Commonly known as: Western hemlock.
an elegant tree with spreading branches which will tolerate some shade
£12.50 each

Useful extras...

Visit the Caerhays Castle website
Order the 2019 Burncoose Catalogue
Payment methods accepted
watch us on you tube
Visit Burncoose House - Holiday Accommodation
Burncoose Nurseries: Gwennap, Redruth, Cornwall TR16 6BJ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1209 860316 Fax: +44 (0) 1209 860011 Email: info@burncoose.co.uk
© Burncoose Nurseries 1997 - 2019      Website by Forgecom
All plant pictures are copyright © Burncoose Nurseries unless otherwise stated.
No rights are given to download any of our pictures and use them (for personal or professional use) without our consent.