Tsuga dumosa (D.Don) Eichler

Himalayan Hemlock

Family: Pinaceae

Genus: Tsuga

Category: Tree - Evergreen

Size: To 100' tall

Exposure: Sun


Pyramidal crown, branches horizontal to drooping. Leaves to 1.5" long, spirally arranged on branches. Cones to 1" long.


Native to south west China, Myanmar and Tibet.

Introduced in 1838 by Captain Webb.

Published in Nat. Pflanzenfam. (Engler & Prantl) 2: 1: 80 in 1887.

Basionym Pinus dumosa D.Don - also published in Desc. Pinus.

RHS Award of merit 1931.


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