Plant Care Tsuga Canadensis

Tsuga Canadensis

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Tsuga Canadensis has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Tsuga Canadensis has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly

Also known as

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

Taxonomy

Tsuga canadensis
Tsuga
Pinaceae
Pinales

How to care for Tsuga Canadensis

Water

How often to water your Tsuga Canadensis

Water needs for Tsuga Canadensis
0.5 cups
every 9

Tsuga Canadensis needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Nashville, Tennessee.

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

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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.

Plant care guide for Tsuga Canadensis in Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville, Tennessee

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Growing Tsuga Canadensis in Nashville right now

Light needs for plant Tsuga Canadensis in Nashville, Tennessee

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 6th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Nashville is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…

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Light needs for plant Tsuga Canadensis in Nashville, Tennessee

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 21.8% ☀️

December 7th, 2021

Nashville is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Nashville is expected to decrease by 21.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.0 megajoules of energy per m2

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Light needs for plant Tsuga Canadensis in Nashville, Tennessee

Daylight will decrease by 0.8 hours 📉

December 6th, 2021

This month, Nashville is getting an average of 8.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 7.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.5 total hours of day…

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Finding light for Eastern hemlock in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Tsuga Canadensis: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Tsuga Canadensis love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Nashville, Tennessee ⛅.

Tsuga Canadensis does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Tsuga Canadensis

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

When to repot Tsuga Canadensis

Nutrient needs for plant Tsuga Canadensis in Nashville, Tennessee

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

December 5th, 2021

The growing potential in Nashville is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to rep…

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FAQs
Difficulty Level

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


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Care Summary for Tsuga Canadensis

Tsuga Canadensis


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Tsuga Canadensis has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Tsuga Canadensis has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Tsuga Canadensis has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
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09/07/2021

Might be hard to find but are very worth it

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