Choose a country to see content specific to your location

Skip to main content
A picture of a Carolina hemlock

Carolina hemlock

Tsuga caroliniana

Also known as

Hemlock

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

15m

Max

8m

10m

Min

5m

Flowering

Carolina hemlock Overview

This species will grow about 21m tall in the wild but less in cultivation. It has attractive bark which is dark purple-brown and fissured. The shiny young shoots are grey, red or yellowish brown, and the needles are a soft greenish yellow.

How to propagate Carolina hemlock

Cuttings

You can propagate from seeds in the spring or cuttings in the autumn.

Seed

Company

About usCareersPrivacy policy

Candide is your guide to visiting UK public gardens. Find the best gardens, buy tickets and enter with just your phone. Download the app for offline tickets, community access and more.

Terms & ConditionsCode of Conduct

© 2022 Candide

Made in Bristol