Canadian Hemlock, Eastern Hemlock
Tsuga canadensis 'Field Commander'

Family: Pinaceae (py-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tsuga (SOO-guh) (Info)
Species: canadensis (ka-na-DEN-sis) (Info)
Cultivar: Field Commander

Category:

Trees

Conifers

Foliage Color:

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Water Requirements:

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Height:

30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

Spacing:

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

Sun Exposure:

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Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

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Seed Collecting:

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Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Plainfield, Indiana

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jun 5, 2012, SuburbanNinja80 from Plainfield, IN (Zone 6a) wrote:

Well we Planted one back in 1994 and its at least 8 Feet now. Its very slow grower. But if It can Help the Look of My Palm Garden then I couldn't Care Less.

Neutral

On May 6, 2008, slyperso1 from Richland, MI (Zone 5b) wrote:

Dense, pyramidal form growing about 6 per year. Does not need shearing. Introduced late 1980
Height: 25 after 40 years