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WEEPING CANADIAN HEMLOCK
Tsuga canadensis 'Sargentii'

Tsuga canadensis 'Sargentii'

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General Notes

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

At maturity, this tree is much wider than it is tall. Branches droop but resist breakage.

Family: Pinaceae

Additional Common Names

WEEPING CANADIAN HEMLOCK, WEEPING EASTERN HEMLOCK

Tree Characteristics

Rounded Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 10 - 15 feet.

Width: 20 - 30 feet.

Growth Rate: 12 to 24 Inches per Year.

Leaves Needle, Green, No Change, Evergreen.

Flowers Inconspicuous. Green or Yellow. Flowers in Spring. Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).

Persistent, Brown Cone, Medium (0.50 - 1.50 inches), fruiting in Summer or Fall.

Shading Capacity Rated as Dense to Very Dense in Leaf.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 2 - 7 and 17.

USDA Hardiness Zones 4 - 7.

Exposure Full Sun to Full Shade.

Well Drained Soil.

Loam or Sand Texture.

Acidic Soil pH.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Scales, Weevil, Bagworm and Mites, Needle Rust and Canker.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

Fire Resistance is Unfavorable.

Special Uses & Values

Specimen or Container.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Tsuga canadensis 'Sargentii' Tree Record." 1995-2020. Apr 6, 2020.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/tsuga-canadensis-sargentii >

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