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Tsuga canadensis 'Jeddeloh' (Eastern hemlock 'Jeddeloh')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.45m
Max height
1m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Tsuga canadensis 'Jeddeloh'

Other names

Eastern hemlock 'Jeddeloh', Bird's nest conifer

Genus

Tsuga Tsuga

Variety or Cultivar

'Jeddeloh' _ 'Jeddeloh' is a small, compact evergreen conifer with a prostrate habit. It has dark-green, needle-like leaves on arching branches.


Tsuga canadensis 'Jeddeloh' is: Evergreen

Habit

Arching, Compact, Prostrate

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Tsuga canadensis 'Jeddeloh' (Eastern hemlock 'Jeddeloh') will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 1m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, City, Cottage/Informal, Gravel, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation

Plant in humus-rich, free-draining soil in sun or light shade in a sheltered position

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Tsuga canadensis 'Jeddeloh'

Other names

Eastern hemlock 'Jeddeloh', Bird's nest conifer

Genus

Tsuga Tsuga

Variety or Cultivar

'Jeddeloh' _ 'Jeddeloh' is a small, compact evergreen conifer with a prostrate habit. It has dark-green, needle-like leaves on arching branches.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Arching, Compact, Prostrate

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Tsuga canadensis 'Jeddeloh' (Eastern hemlock 'Jeddeloh') will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 1m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, City, Cottage/Informal, Gravel, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation

Plant in humus-rich, free-draining soil in sun or light shade in a sheltered position

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

Defra's Risk register #1

Plant name

Tsuga canadensis 'Jeddeloh' (Eastern hemlock 'Jeddeloh')

Common pest name

Laminated butt rot; Laminated butt rot of conifers; Root rot of conifers; Yellow ring rot

Scientific pest name

Phellinus weirii

Type

Fungus

Current status in UK

Absent

Likelihood to spread to UK (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

2

Impact (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

4

General biosecurity comments

EU-regulated fungal pathogen of conifers with Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) and grand fir (Abies grandis); both grown in the UK for forestry purposes; being particularly susceptible. EU regulation helps to mitigate risk of introduction; but should be reviewed to consider the need for specific import requirements for conifer wood.

Defra's Risk register #2

Plant name

Tsuga canadensis 'Jeddeloh' (Eastern hemlock 'Jeddeloh')

Common pest name

Western hemlock wood stainer

Scientific pest name

Gnathotrichus sulcatus

Type

Insect

Current status in UK

Absent

Likelihood to spread to UK (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

1

Impact (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

3

General biosecurity comments

EU regulated pest of conifers and regulations appear to be effectively mitigating against the risk of entry.

Defra's Risk register #3

Plant name

Tsuga canadensis 'Jeddeloh' (Eastern hemlock 'Jeddeloh')

Common pest name

Scientific pest name

Heterobasidion occidentale

Type

Fungus

Current status in UK

Absent

Likelihood to spread to UK (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

1

Impact (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

3

General biosecurity comments

Fungal pathogen from North America which can affect tree vigour and timber production for a number of conifer species; including those commonly grown for forestry purposes in the UK. Management practices (such as stump treatments) carried out against native fungal species may be helpful in controlling this non-native species if introduced; although such practices may not be carried out for those tree species known to be tolerant (Abies grandis) to the native species.

About this section

Our plants are under greater threat than ever before. There is increasing movement of plants and other material traded from an increasing variety of sources. This increases the chances of exotic pests arriving with imported goods and travellers, as well as by natural means. Shoot is working with Defra to help members to do their part in preventing the introduction and spread of invasive risks.

Traveling or importing plants? Please read "Don't risk it" advice here

Suspected outbreak? Click here for contact details to report to the relevant authority.

Date updated: 7th March 2019 For more information visit: https://planthealthportal.defra.gov.uk/

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