Sargent's Weeping Hemlock

Tsuga canadensis 'Pendula'

A most graceful dense mounding shrub with broadly spreading branches that create a weeping effect with the deep green, finely textured foliage. An exceptional accent for large rock gardens or border plantings. Thrives in full sun to full shade. Evergreen.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationTSOO-ga kan-a-DEN-sis
Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 5 ft. tall, 8 to 10 ft. wide, larger with age.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasThe striking weeping habit of this mounded form combines well in the border or as a lawn specimen. Be sure not to hide its beautifully delicate texture behind anything taller.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth HabitWeeping
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseFirescaping/Firewise, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Best with evenly moist, humus rich, slightly acidic soil. Shelter from drying winds. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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