Højgård Planteskole - Tsuga heterophylla

Tsuga heterophylla [Western hemlock]

Habit:  Large, cone shaped tree – up to 25 m. Introduced in Denmark in the 1870s. It has its origin in North America
Foliage:  Small flat, uneven needles with dark green upper side and two white stripes on the lower side. They smell of hemlock 

Flower: Light green to violet cones that turn light brown when ripe 
Site: Very shade tolerant and thrives on most soils. Not particularly resistand to wind. 
Use:  Solitary, forestry and very suited for cellulose production

2/0  15-30
Stenlille Nordskov DK/11/10705/F.725

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Borridsø F.290