TSUGA

Tsuga canadensis Abbots Pygmy     Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Miniature globe shaped form. Flat sprays of dark green foliage. Grows to 30cm tall in 10 years.
 
Tsuga canadensis Ashfield Weeper    Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Large weeping tree. Clusters of pendulous branches give a skirting effect on irregular arching branches that can be staked upright for a vertical weeping feature.
 
Tsuga canadensis Bacon Cristate    Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Miniature, irregular pyramidal shrub. Short branches with cristate tufts of small green needles. Perfect for bonsai and shadier rock gardens. Grows to 20cm high and wide in 10 years.















Tsuga canadensis ‘Bacon Cristate’

 
Tsuga canadensis Baldwin Dwarf Pyramid    Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Dwarf, irregular pyramidal shrub. Grows to 1.2m high and 90cm wide in 10 years.
 
Tsuga canadensis Bennett    Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Dwarf, flat-topped shrub. Multiple leaders leave a nest-like depression in top of the shrub. Horizontal branching with drooping tips and light green needles. Grows to 60cm high and 1.2m wide.
 
Tsuga canadensis Betty Rose    Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Miniature, flattened globose shrub becoming pyramidal with age. Dark green foliage is tipped with creamy white. Grows to 45cm high and wide in 10 years.
Tsuga canadensis Burkett's Dwarf    Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Dwarf, narrow upright shrub. Short, ascending to horizontal congested branches with dark green needles. Great addition to the alpine gardens. Grows to 1.8m high and 90cm wide in 10 years.
 
Tsuga canadensis Coffin     Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Dwarf, upright shrub. Short ascending branches with congested horizontal tips and light green needles. Perfect for shadier rock gardens. Grows to 1m high and 75cm wide in 10 years.
 
Tsuga canadensis Cole's Prostrate    Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Dwarf, low spreading shrub. Dense trailing branches with dark green needles. Perfect as a groundcover in shadier rock gardens and over walls. Grows to 20cm high and 1m wide in 10 years.









Tsuga canadensis ‘Cole’s Prostrate’

 
Tsuga canadensis Curly    Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Dwarf, upright shrub. Short, horizontal contorted branches with slightly curled dark green needles. Perfect for bonsai and shadier rock gardens. Grows to 1.2m high and 90cm wide in 10 years.







Tsuga canadensis ‘Curly’
 

Tsuga canadensis Dawsoniana    Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Dwarf, upright tree. Tiered branches reach gently to the ground with bright green needles. Grows to 2m high and 1.2m wide in 10 years.
Tsuga canadensis Everitt's Golden    Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Dwarf pyramidal tree. Compact branching with fine-textured golden foliage. Grows to 1.2m high and 60cm wide in 10 years.
 
Tsuga canadensis Fastigiata    Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Narrow, columnar tree. Steeply ascending branches with dark green foliage, while the pendulous new growth is a showy bright green in Spring. Grows to 2m high and 90cm wide in 10 years.
 
Tsuga canadensis Frostie     Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Dwarf, irregular upright shrub. Dense branching, green needles with a heavy creamy-white frosting. Grows to 90cm high and 75cm wide in 10 years.               
 
Tsuga canadensis Geneva    Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Dwarf, upright tree. Thick compact branching with wide horizontal sprays of dark green needles. Grows to 1.8m high and 1.2m wide in 10 years.



















Tsuga canadensis ‘Geneva’
 

Tsuga canadensis Gentsch White    Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Dwarf, squat conical shrub. Dense compact branching with bright white new growth that fades to deep green. Grows to 1m high and wide in 10 years.
 
Tsuga canadensis Golden Splendour    Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Pyramidal tree. Ascending branching is somewhat open but can be sheared to be more compact and full. The foliage is bright golden yellow. Grows to 3.6m high and 1.5m wide in 10 years.
 
Tsuga canadensis Gracilis    Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Dwarf, low spreading shrub. Dense, horizontal branches with drooping tips and dark green needles. Grows to 1m high and 1.5m wide in 10 years.

Tsuga canadensis Greenbrier    Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Dwarf, narrow upright shrub. Short, ascending to horizontal congested branches with dark green needles. Grows to 2.1m high and 90cm wide in 10 years.
 
Tsuga candensis Hebefolia     Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Miniature, irregular upright shrub. Short arching branches with wide, rounded, Hebe-like needles. Perfect for bonsai and shadier rock gardens. Grows to 30cm high and 50cm wide in 10 years.
 
Tsuga canadensis Horsford Contorted    Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Dwarf tree with contorted, twisting branches. Grows to 1m high and wide in 10 years.








Tsuga canadensis ‘Horsford Contorted’

 
Tsuga canadensis Humphrey Welch     Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Dwarf, upright shrub. Dense arching branches with short appressed gray-green needles. Grows to 1.5m high and 1m wide in 10 years.
 
Tsuga canadensis Hussii     Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Dwarf, irregular upright shrub. Congested branching with short, rich green needles. Perfect for bonsai and shadier rock gardens. Grows to 90cm high and 50cm wide in 10 years.
 
Tsuga canadensis Jeddeloh    Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Dwarf, spreading mound. Branches arch and spread out from the centre of the shrub leaving a bird's nest-like depression. Bright green foliage. Grows to 60cm high and 1m wide in 10 years.
 
Tsuga canadensis Jervis    Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Dwarf, irregularly pyramidal shrub has dark green foliage and prominent shiny brown buds at branch tips. Grows to approximately 1m high and 60cm wide in 10 years.
 
Tsuga canadensis Lewis    Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Dwarf, irregular upright shrub. Compact branching with congested rich green needles. Grows to 90cm high and 45cm wide in 10 years.
 
Tsuga canadensis Little Joe    Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Miniature, rounded shrub. Dense compact branching with small dark green needles. Perfect for shadier rock gardens and troughs. Grows to 15cm high and 20cm wide in 10 years.
 
Tsuga canadensis Minuta    Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Miniature, globose shrub. Dense compact branching with stiff bright green needles. Perfect for bonsai and troughs. Grows to 30cm high and wide in 10 years.
 
Tsuga canadensis Mitsch #2    Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Dwarf, upright mound. Compact branching with small green needles. Grows to 90cm high in 10 years.
 
Tsuga canadensis Moon Frost     Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Dwarf, broad-rounded form, with variegated needles. New growth is white, and older dark green needles retain a hint of white. In Winter the white turns to a blush pink. Grows 1m high and wide in 10 years.






















Tsuga canadensis ‘Moon Frost’

 
Tsuga canadensis Mt. Hood     Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Dwarf, upright loose shrub with white leaves. Grows 1.2m high and 1m wide in 10 years.
 
Tsuga canadensis New Gold    Zone 4      
Eastern Hemlock. Upright pyramidal tree. Ascending branches produce golden new growth in Spring. Color fades to green for Winter. Grows to 3.6m high and 1.8m wide in 10 years.
 
Tsuga canadensis Pendula    Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Weeping tree. Staked for height, the leader succumbs to pendulous growth. Dense mounds of weeping branches form skirts around the trunk. Grows to 1.8m high and 1m wide in 10 years.

























Tsuga canadensis ‘Pendula’

 
Tsuga canadensis Popaleuski    Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Miniature, low shrub. Compact branching with densely packed tiny green needles. Perfect for shadier rock gardens. Grows to 30cm high and 45cm wide in 10 years.
 
Tsuga canadensis Sargentii    Zone 3
Eastern Hemlock. Mounding, weeping tree. Staked for height, the leader succumbs to pendulous growth. Dense mounds of weeping branches sculpt themselves naturally. Grows to 1.5m high and wide in 10 years.
 
Tsuga canadensis Shawnagunk     Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Dwarf shrub. Dense green globe. Short fine branches which curve elegantly at the tips.
 
Tsuga canadensis Slenderella     Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Dense pyramidal conifer. It is known for having the smallest needles and cones in the genus. Has short dark green needles. Grows 2m tall and 1m wide in 10 years.
 
Tsuga canadensis Stewart's Gem    Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Dwarf, low mounded shrub. Dense compact branching with cinnamon colored bud tips. Perfect for bonsai and shadier rock gardens. Grows to 30cm high and 40cm wide in 10 years.
 
Tsuga canadensis Stranger    Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Dwarf, pyramidal tree. Dense, almost horizontal branching with thick stems and dark green needles. Grows to 1.2m high and 90cm wide in 10 years.
 
Tsuga canadensis Summer Snow     Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Broad, upright tree. In Spring it is pure white in color, in contrast to the darker green interior needles. Grows 2m high and 1.2m wide.










Tsuga canadensis ‘Summer Snow’

 
Tsuga canadensis Vermeulen Wintergold    Zone 4
Eastern Hemlock. Dwarf, narrow pyramidal tree. Dense horizontal branching with bright golden yellow needles. Grows to 2.4m high and 1.2m wide in 10 years.
 
Tsuga canadensis Watnong Star    Zone 4
Eastern  Hemlock. Dwarf, rounded shrub. Dense branching with green needles. New branch   tips often twist to show silver undersides giving a frosted or starry appearance. Grows to 60cm high and wide in 10 years.
 
Tsuga caroliniana La Bar's Weeping    Zone 6
Carolina Hemlock. Weeping tree. Branches cascade to the ground. Leader can be staked for height. Dark green needles sometimes twist to reveal silver undersides. Grows to 1.8m high or wide in 10 years.
 
Tsuga diversifolia    Zone 5
Northern Japanese Hemlock. Medium sized conical tree. Graceful ascending branches have rich, glossy green needles. The bark on the trunk becomes orange with age. Grows to 3m in 10 years.








Tsuga diversifolia

 
Tsuga diversifolia Gracilis    Zone 5
Northern Japanese Hemlock. Dwarf, rounded shrub. Dense branching gives way to a more stiffly structured plant with age. The unusual short and rounded needles are a rich glossy green.
 
Tsuga diversifolia Loowit    Zone 5
Northern Japanese Hemlock. Dwarf, flattened globose shrub. Dense compact branching with short rich green foliage. Grows to 45cm high and 60cm wide in 10 years.












Tsuga diversifolia ‘Loowit’
 

Tsuga heterophylla Iron Springs    Zone 6
Western Hemlock. Dwarf, broad upright tree. Open, rigid, ascending branches hold short, dark green needles. Grows to 2.4m high and 1.2m wide in 10 years.
 
Tsuga heterophylla Thorsen's Weeping    Zone 6
Western Hemlock. Dwarf, weeping shrub. Very dense branching, forms a skirt of emerald green foliage when staked upright or as a prostrate groundcover. Perfect for shadier rock gardens. Grows to 1m in 10 years.
















Tsuga heterophylla ‘Thorsen’s Weeping’

 
Tsuga mertensiana Blue Star    Zone 5
Mountain Hemlock. Dwarf, narrow columnar tree. Short horizontal branches with bright blue needles arranged radially around the stems. Grows to 3m high and 60cm wide in 10 years.
 
Tsuga mertensiana Bump’s Blue   Zone 5
Mountain Hemlock. Slow-growing, narrow tree with bright-blue needles. Very rare in the trade. Found on the slopes of Mount Hood in Oregon. With its ‘alpine-look’, it is a highlight in any alpine garden. Prefers sun to partial shade in well-drained soil. Grows to 1.5m high and 60cm wide in 10 years.
 
Tsuga mertensiana Elizabeth    Zone 5
Mountain Hemlock. Dwarf, low spreading shrub. Horizontal branching with bright blue needles arranged radially around the stems. Grows to 30cm high and 60cm wide in 10 years.

Tsuga mertensiana Glauca    Zone 5   
Mountain Hemlock. Dwarf, irregular pyramidal tree. Ascending branching with bright blue needles arranged radially around the stems. Grows to 2.1m high and 1m wide in 10 years.