Canadian hemlock


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Canadian hemlock

n.
A hemlock tree (Tsuga canadensis) of eastern North America valuable for its timber, as pulpwood, for tanning, and as an ornamental.
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Noun1.Canadian hemlock - common forest tree of the eastern United States and CanadaCanadian hemlock - common forest tree of the eastern United States and Canada; used especially for pulpwood
hemlock tree, hemlock - an evergreen tree
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Canadian hemlock and arborvitae are the only evergreens I've found that can tolerate both juglone and some shade.
The public lobby at the 2-4 Cockspur entrance and the staff amenity spaces showcase Canadian hemlock and maple, while solid oak and walnut are used as flooring and door materials across both buildings.
As the work proceeds, contractors will bring in 39 live, mature Douglas fir, incense cedar, coast redwood, giant sequoia, western red cedar and Canadian hemlock trees, all 35 to 40 feet tall.

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