Tsuga canadensis 'Pendula' /Weeping Hemlock, Sargent Hemlock

Tsuga canadensis 'Pendula'   / Tsuga canadensis 'Pendula'
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An unpruned older specimen plant

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Foliage in spring

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Scientific Name: Tsuga canadensis 'Pendula'
Common Name: Weeping Hemlock, Sargent Hemlock
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Light Exposure: Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: This selection is easy to grow provided that the grower understands that it can not stand heat, sunlight, poor drainage and drought. Can be kept very low with judicious prunings. Left unpruned, it can grow to 15' in height and its spread is generally greater than it heigth. Considered by many to be at the top of the list for needled evergreens.