University of Illinois Extension
University of Illinois Extension - Selecting Trees for Your Home
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Canada Hemlock
Tsuga canadensis
Canada Hemlock form
Size:

Small
Size: medium
Medium
Size: large
Large
Exposure/ Light Requirements:
Full Shade required.
Full Shade
Full Sun required.
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade required.
Partial Sun/Shade
Pests and Problems:

Environmental Damage

Fungal Disease

Insect Damage


Wooly adelgid can be very serious.  Other common, but less serious insects include scale, mites, leaf miners and gypsy moth.   Diseases include cankers and needle rust.
Hardiness Zone: 3 - 7 
[Find Your Zone]
Mature Height: 40-60 Feet
Features: Small, evergreen needles.
Culture: Full sun to shade; best in moist, well drained soils; prefers slightly acid soil.
Cultivars: Many exist, but most are dwarf forms, more like shrubs than trees.
Mature Form: Pyramidal with a slightly pendulous look
Native To: United States
Soil Conditions:
Dry
Soil condition: Moist, Well-DrainedMoist, Well-Drained
Wet
Tolerance:
Alkaline Soil
Dry Sites
Salt
Soil Compaction
Wet Sites
Wind
Uses:
Use for: Massing.Massing
Patio
Use for: Screen.Screen
Shade
Use for: Specimen.Specimen
Street
Wind Break
Foliage Color: Green
 
Fall Foliage Color: Green
 
Additional Notes: When grown in full sun, this tree requires a consistent supply of moisture as well as good drainage; intolerant of winds and drought.

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