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Tsuga canadensis 'Summer Snow'

Summer Snow Hemlock

Hemlock

Comments

A fantastic self-contained color accent evergreen with white new foliage that sets itself off against the dark green older needles just perfectly on a conical shrub, the light-dark combination is magical; annual trimming will encourage more white growth

Description

A fantastic self-contained color accent evergreen with white new foliage that sets itself off against the dark green older needles just perfectly on a conical shrub, the light-dark combination is magical; annual trimming will encourage more white growth

Landscape Attributes

Summer Snow Hemlock is a multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a shapely oval form. It lends an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape composition which can make it a great accent feature on this basis alone.

This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Summer Snow Hemlock is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Mass Planting;Hedges/Screening;General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Summer Snow Hemlock will grow to be about 7 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 4 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 50 years or more.

Light Requirement:

shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

4a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

7 feet

4 feet

acidic

Deer Resistant:

false

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