Tsuga mertensiana Mountain Hemlock

  • Tsuga mertensiana,  Mountain Hemlock
  • Tsuga mertensiana,  Mountain Hemlock
  • Plant type
    • Coniferous Tree
  • Native or non-native
    • Native
  • Sun & shade levels
    • Full Sun
    • Part Shade
  • Soil conditions
    • Dry
    • Moist & Well-Drained
  • Yearly Height, Width
    • 4-12 in., 2-4 in.
  • Ten Year Height, Width
    • 8 ft., 4 ft.
  • Matured Height, Width
    • 15-120 ft., 8-20 ft.
 

Slow growing conifer common to the Cascades and Olympics. In gardens it tends to stay small with a pleasing irregular growth habit. Often multi-stemmed with bluish-gray green foliage.

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