Plant Care Canadian Hemlock

Canadian Hemlock

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Canadian Hemlock has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Also known as

Eastern Hemlock, Eastern Hemlock, Eastern hemlock, Eastern hemlock-spruce, Canadian hemlock and Pruche du canada


Tsuga canadensis

How to care for Canadian Hemlock


How often to water your Canadian Hemlock

Water needs for Canadian Hemlock
0.5 cups
every 9

Canadian Hemlock needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Canadian Hemlock

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Eastern Hemlock in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Canadian Hemlock: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Canadian Hemlock love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Canadian Hemlock does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Canadian Hemlock in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Canadian Hemlock

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Canadian Hemlock: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Canadian Hemlock after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Canadian Hemlock is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Canadian Hemlock

Canadian Hemlock

Canadian Hemlock

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

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