The Herald of Everett, Washington
Customer service  |  Subscribe   |   Log in or sign up   |   Advertising information   |   Contact us
HeraldNet on Facebook HeraldNet on Twitter HeraldNet RSS feeds HeraldNet Pinterest HeraldNet Google Plus The Daily Herald on Linked In HeraldNet Youtube
HeraldNet Newsletters  Newsletters: Sign up  Green editions icon Green editions

Grant Plant Picks: Mountain Hemlock

SHARE: facebook Twitter icon Pinterest icon Linkedin icon Google+ icon Email icon |  PRINTER-FRIENDLY
Published:
  • Tsuga mertensiana, mountain hemlock

    Richie Steffen / Great Plant Picks

    Tsuga mertensiana, mountain hemlock

What: Tsuga mertensiana, or mountain hemlock, one of the Northwest's most beautiful native evergreens.
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.
GreatPlantPicks.org
Story tags » Gardening

More Home and Garden Headlines

NEWSLETTER

Weekend to-do list

Our to-do list full of ideas for your weekend

Calendar