Himalayan Hemlock

Common Name: Himalayan Hemlock

Description: This tree can grow up to 40m in height. The bark is grayish brown. The cones are small and ovoid, the seeds are brown with a wing up to 9mm long.

Origin: The species main area of distribution is in the Himalayas. It favours areas of high rainfall and humidity with a cool climate. Outlying populations are found in N.Burma, Vietnam, SE Tibet, NW Yunnan and SW Sichuan. It is rare in cultivation in Europe.

The largest specimen in Woodstock is 30.5m in height.

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