Plant Care Eastern Hemlock

Eastern Hemlock

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

Also known as

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


Tsuga canadensis

How to care for Eastern Hemlock


How often to water your Eastern Hemlock

Water needs for Eastern Hemlock
0.5 cups
every 9

Eastern 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 Eastern Hemlock

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Eastern Hemlock: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

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

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

Eastern Hemlock does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Eastern Hemlock

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Eastern 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 Eastern Hemlock after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

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

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Care Summary for Eastern Hemlock

Eastern Hemlock

Eastern 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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