Tsuga canadensis var. pendula Pinaceae
Weeping Hemlock tsoo-GA ka-na-DEN-sis
- Conifer, evergreen shrub, 2+ ft (0.6 m) high, 5+ ft (1.5 m) wide [very old specimens have reached a height over 6 ft (2 m)], overlapping drooping branches, weeping form with contorted branches. Actually there is variation in the habit and the name represents a group rather than a single type. Some of the forms comprise the popular Sargents Weeping Hemlock (T. canadensis 'Sargentii')(Jacobson, 1996).
- Part shade.
- Hardy to USDA Zone (3)4
- Oregon State Univ. campus: west of Oxford House on Jefferson Ave.