Western Hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla): Bundle of 10

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Description

Sold in bundles of 10.

At a Glance: Medium to large coniferous tree

Height: Up to 100ft tall
Leaves: The lacy appearing foliage consists of soft flattened needles which are bright green when new, turning lustrous dark green as they mature. The needles appear 2- ranked, and are ¼” to ¾” long with rounded tips. When examined from below there are white bands on the underside of the needles.
Cones: Cones are elliptical, light brown and about an inch in length

Ethnobotany: Recognized as the state tree of Washington, Western hemlock is a tall, shade-tolerant evergreen with notable dropping branches.

Sun/Shade Tolerance Hydrology Elevation Range
 full sun > 80%
 mostly sunny 60%-80%
 partial sun and shade 40%- 60%
 mostly shady 60%-80%
 full shade > 80%
 wet
 moist
 dry

 

 low elevation
 mid elevation
 sub-alpine
 high elevation

 

References:

“WSU Clark County Extension PNW Plants” Western Hemlock. Web. 10 Nov. 2016. http://www.pnwplants.wsu.edu/PlantDisplay.aspx?PlantID=473