Canadian Hemlock or Eastern Hemlock is a graceful pyramidal tree with drooping foliage of spray-like appearance.
As a specimen planting Canadian Hemlock can't be beat, it's rugged, wild
look stands as a stark contrast to the simple shape of a pine. Canadian
Hemlock has short flat needles varying from dark green to light green during the growing season.
The cones on a Hemlock are small rounded 3/4" long and are eaten by a
wide variety of critters. Canadian Hemlocks can grow to 70' tall with a
35' spread. There is a group of beautiful, mature Hemlocks growing along
sandstone creek in Ledges park near Grand Ledge, Michigan that approach
in size the old growth White Pine in the Porcupine Mountains of
Michigan. Hemlocks are an easily transplanted conifer and grows well in a variety of soils. Prefers part shade but will do well in full shade or sun.
Hemlock are found most commonly mixed with white cedar
or arborvitae and yellow
birch in low lying areas in the upper
Midwest. Hemlocks like moisture. Shelter small plants from drying winds. Canadian
Hemlocks stand shearing and moderate pruning well and are excellent as hedges
or a wind break. Makes handsome graceful ornamental plantings. Canadian
Hemlock are native to the eastern third of the USA and Canada. A
Hemlock may be right for you.
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18-24" Hemlock transplant
4-5' Eastern Hemlock
To order Hemlock by PHONE: We're glad to take your
order by phone. For your convenience, we have a toll free number 800
568-9179. Phone orders can be charged to VISA or MasterCard accounts.
To order Hemlock by MAIL: For those who wish to
order by mail or prefer to send a check, send orders to:
Porcupine Hollow Farm
8593 W. State Rd. Central Lake, Mi. 49622