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Tsuga canadensis 'Cole's Prostrate' /Cole's Prostrate Canadian Hemlock

Tsuga canadensis 'Cole's Prostrate'   / Tsuga canadensis 'Cole's Prostrate'
A slow,low growing selection used as a ground cover
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A slow,low growing selection used as a ground cover

Dark green foliage tipped with lighter colored new growth

Close-up view of the foliage

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Scientific Name: Tsuga canadensis 'Cole's Prostrate'
Common Name: Cole's Prostrate Canadian Hemlock
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Needleleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: A prostrate, low growing shrub with dark green foliage stem. Must be protected from strong winds and drought because of its has shallow growing roots. Used as a ground cover and as a bonsai selection.