Emerald Fountain® Canadian Hemlock
Tsuga canadensis 'Monler'
Pronunciation: TSOO-ga kan-a-DEN-sis
|Description||An excellent choice for a low-maintenance hedge or screen. Forms a densely branched, bushy column of evergreen foliage that requires little pruning. Retains its dark green foliage color throughout winter.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Reaches 6 to 10 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide, or larger with age.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Benefits Birds|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Windbreak|
|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.|
|Companion Plants||Lilac (Syringa); Magnolia (Magnolia); Weigela (Weigela); Carpet Rose (Rosa); Rhododendron (Rhododendron)|
|Care||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.|
|Lore||This tree was used as a medicinal by Native Americans within its range.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.