Canadian Hemlock, tsuga canadensis

Canadian Hemlock, tsuga canadensis
Item# DA-canadianhemlock
$1.75
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Product Description

Approximately 10000 Seeds available as of Feb. 3, 2014.

Seed Specifications: Purity - 100%; Projected Germination Rate - 98%; Where Harvested (location/year) - Pennsylvania

Canadian Hemlock is an attractive, graceful evergreen tree. It has a narrow pyramidal habit when young and becomes broader with age. The needles are short and very dark green with two white bands on the underside. It is native from eastern Minnesota eastward. Canadian Hemlock makes a beautiful specimen or grouping and can also be pruned for formal or informal hedges. Requires good soil moisture and protection from the winter sun and drying winds. Does best in shady sites. Will do well in full sun if given ample moisture and wind protection. It ranges in height from 40 to 60 ft. It's width ranges from 20-30 ft. It's hardy to zone 3.

Planting instructions:

Scarification: Soak in water for 48 hours. Stratification: Cold stratify for 30 days. Germination: Sow seed 1/8" deep, tamp soil, keep moist, mulch seed bed, upon germination remove mulch, and cover seedbed with some shade. Seedlings need shade for their first year.