Tsuga canadensis 'Little Joe'
Common name: 
Little Joe Canadian Hemlock
Pronunciation: 
tsoo-GA ka-na-DEN-sis
Family: 
Pinaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Conifer, evergreen dwarf shrub, forms a tight, compact plant with small leaves.  Slow growing, Swartley (1984) states that after 20 years in an Oregon nursery it was only 6 inches (15 cm) high and 10 inches (25 cm) wide.  Reportedly one of the smallest Canadian Hemlock selections.
  • Part shade.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 4   Apparently a seedling but its origin is unknown.
  • Silverton, Oregon: The Oregon Garden - Conifer Garden
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