Why: It develops into a slender small tree with gracefully layered side branches. It is excellent for creating an alpine look in the landscape. No serious disease or insect problems are common to this tree.
Where: Mountain hemlock is best in full sun to light shade. It is drought tolerant once established.
Size: Reaches a height of 20 feet with a spread of 6 feet.
More Home and Garden Headlines
Plant of Merit: Echinacea “Cheyenne Spirit” Weathervanes were about more than just which way the wind was blowing Ikea 2016: Sunny with a chance of meatballs The future kitchen in an age of scarcity Home & Garden calendar Ideas to organize your pantry cabinet Garden clubs It's time to start thinking about fall veggies
Our to-do list full of ideas for your weekend
Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.