SelecTree: Tree Detail
WEEPING CANADIAN HEMLOCK
Tsuga canadensis 'Sargentii'
Utility friendly tree.
At maturity, this tree is much wider than it is tall. Branches droop but resist breakage.
Additional Common Names
WEEPING CANADIAN HEMLOCK, WEEPING EASTERN HEMLOCK
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.
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