Growing Zones: 3-7 outdoors(hardy down to -30℉)
This plant may not thrive in your area
- Mature Height:
- 35-45 ft.
- Mature Width:
- 20-25 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- Botanical Name:
- Tsuga canadensis
- Does Not Ship To:
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Evergreen That Grows in Hot and Cold
Why Canadian Hemlocks?
With the Canadian Hemlock, you get stunning evergreen growth that’s not limited to hot or cold climates. These cold hardy trees will thrive in cold regions where other varieties typically can't grow, and also manages the heat with ease in warmer climates.
Even better? They grow in poor soil conditions and adapt to the shade, actually preferring a shady spot when temperatures rise in the summer. So, the Canadian Hemlock is the evergreen that flourishes in almost any condition.
And Canadian Hemlocks are versatile. When planted in close proximity, these Hemlocks produce a dense hedge that will provide plenty of privacy. They grow together, forming a wall that also shields you from noise and high winds. The wispy foliage is surprisingly sturdy and can withstand high gusts of wind with no problem. No matter where you plant, you get a well-established, ample tree that increases property value and curb appeal.
Why Fast-Growing-Trees.com is Better
We’ve planted and grown each of our Canadian Hemlocks months in advance. Now, you get a strong, well-developed tree that’s ready to perform, with sturdy branching and healthy roots. Other nurseries ship new trees that aren’t prepared for amazing growth…our trees have been meticulously nurtured, long before they arrive to your door.
It doesn't take long for these trees to reach great heights and widths. You'll have a few feet of growth by the following year. Order today, and see the beauty of the Canadian Hemlock for yourself!
Customer Reviews & Photos
Everything was healthy and in tact. Excellent price too.
The tree came well packed and appears to be very healthy. I was a little disappointed with the size of the tree, about 12" tall, but I suppose it will grow.
canadian hemlock .
the tree was well secured and extremely healthy . cant wait to see this one GROW UP lol
Excellent; although, I thought they would have been a little bigger.
Trees were excellent!
I bought 4 Canadian Hemlock trees; they arrived in excellent condition. We did find it necessary to put 3 foot fencing around them so prevent them being dug up by some critters. We are watering daily and they are doing great!
Planting & Care
1. Planting: Find a site that offers some shade. The tree requires daily direct sun, but prefers partial shade, especially in areas that have hot summer temperatures.
Then, select a site with moist or well-drained soil for the Canadian Hemlock. Dig the hole twice the size as the root ball and just a little shallower. Use your fingers to separate the roots of your Canadian Hemlock and gently position downward in the hole. Position to where the trunk begins and the roots end, about an inch above the soil level. Back fill the hole, apply water to settle the soil and remove the air pockets.
Protect the roots in winter against the chill by applying a thick layer of pine needles, bark or wood. Keep the mulch about 2 inches from the trunk.
2. Watering: Water Canadian Hemlocks well so the soil can stay moist at all times. Generally, we recommend watering once or twice weekly for best results. If you're not sure when to water, check the surrounding soil about 3 inches down - if the soil is dry, it's time to water.
3. Fertilizing: In spring, the tree can be fertilized with an evergreen tree plant food.
4. Pruning: Pruning is only required if you wish to keep the tree at a certain shape or size. It is not necessary for the health of the tree. Be sure to sterilize your cutting tool with some rubbing alcohol if you're planning to prune/shape the tree.
Most items ship the next business day unless otherwise noted
Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately, however some orders may ship in 1-2 business days (we do not ship on the weekends) from date of purchase. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.
|Amount of Order||Shipping Charge|
|Less than $15||$11.95|
You can still order, but due to cold weather, we have delayed shipping to the areas shaded on the map below. We want your new plant to thrive right out of the box, so we will wait on shipping your order until the weather is ideal. This includes anyone in
Growing Zones 3 - 6. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our
Growing Zone Finder.
Some plants are not available for immediate shipment, and delayed delivery is noted.
We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date.
|Growing Zone||Shipping Resumes|
|Zones 3 & 4||Week of May 4th|
|Zone 5||Week of April 13th|
|Zone 6||Week of March 30th|
|Zones 7 - 11||Ships Now!|