Tsuga canadensis 'Horsford'
Common name: 
Horsford Canadian Hemlock
Pronunciation: 
tsoo-GA ka-na-DEN-sis
Family: 
Pinaceae
Genus: 
Synonyms: 
'Horsford Dwarf'
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Conifer, evergreen shrub, squat, dense, irregular habit, with ascending main branches and recurving branchlets.  Annual growth is less than 2 inches (5 cm), and in 10 years it may reach 1 ft (30 cm) tall and somewhat wider.
  • Partial shade.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 4      .
  • Silverton, Oregon: The Oregon Garden - Conifer Garden
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  • plant habit

    plant habit

  • branchlets, needles

    branchlets, needles