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Existing Bonsai A To Z Entry for Hemlock - Western/Eastern (Tsuga heterophylla/canadensi


Hemlock - Western/Eastern (Tsuga heterophylla/canadensi

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Hemlock - Western/Eastern (Tsuga heterophylla/canadensi - Bonsai Tree Type (Outdoors) Bonsai Care

Evergreen conifer. Western/Eastern varieties distinguished by pyramid versus "bushy" shape with drooping branches being more evident on the Western variety. Both bear soft, short, needle-like leaves which darken with age.

STYLE : Suitable for most styles, except broom, and from small to extra large. 

WARNING : None - unless someone knows better!

Care Info

REPOT : Every 2-3 years up to age of 10, then every 3-4 years, in mid to late spring.

SOIL : Free draining soil : 30:70 grit:organic.

PRUNE : Summer pruning. PINCH : Pinch back new shoots before they harden, leaving only a few needles.

WATER : Water well in growing season, sparingly in winter. Benefits from foliar spraying with water.

FEED : Two weekly balanced feed during growing season, low nitrogen in autumn.


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