eastern hemlock

flexwebberDecember 19, 2013

Question: Is it possible to prune an Eastern Hemlock and keep it around 3-5 foot tall and not too wide?

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shadeyplace(7)

Yes, but it will not look natural.

    Bookmark   December 21, 2013 at 8:53AM
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flexwebber

Thanks

    Bookmark   December 22, 2013 at 6:26PM
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agardenstateof_mind

If you're still considering the eastern hemlock, please remember that they are susceptible to the hemlock woolly adelgid and will have to be sprayed a few times a year (a horticultural oil will work) for control. These little insects from Asia are responsible for the decline of hemlock stands throughout the Northeast U.S.

    Bookmark   January 17, 2014 at 10:30PM
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