Emerald Fountain® Canadian Hemlock
Tsuga canadensis 'Monler'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||TSOO-ga kan-a-DEN-sis|
|Lore||This tree was used as a medicinal by Native Americans within its range.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 6 to 10 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide, or larger with age.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||Columnar evergreens offer solutions for formal and winter gardens. Use as a pair to flank entry, gate or outdoor structure. Plant in a row for informal hedge or screen; can be used as a partition between garden rooms. Add to foundation planting for winter forms that remain attractive in the off season.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic|
|Growth Habit||Columnar, Narrow|
|Landscape Use||Border, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Rock Garden, Specimen, Windbreak, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Pet Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Lilac (Syringa); Magnolia (Magnolia); Weigela (Weigela); Carpet Rose (Rosa); Rhododendron (Rhododendron)|
Thrives in well-drained, neutral to lightly acidic, humus-rich soils with ample moisture. Protect from harsh afternoon sun in hot summer regions. Apply mulch to maintain a cool root zone. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Apply fertilizer in early spring. Prune in summer to shape.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8