Carolina Hemlock Tree

Carolina Hemlock Tree

Carolina Hemlock Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Tsuga caroliniana
Hardiness Zones:   4 to 7
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; moist well drained soil
Texture:   Fine
Form:   Compact
Height:   30 to 70'
Weight:   20 to 25
Leaf:   .25 to .75" needles radiate around the stem; 2 white strips on underside
Flower/Fruit:   1 to 1.5" cones
Comments:    Native; good screen for cool, shady areas; not drought tolerant; more tolerant of summer heat than T. canadensis
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   --