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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.

Further Reading....

  • 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
Tsuga heterophylla - Growing Guide

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TSUGA heterophylla   AWARD

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Commonly known as: Western hemlock.
an elegant tree with spreading branches which will tolerate some shade
£13.50 each
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Available late spring to early summer 2020 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.

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