Tsuga canadensis 'MonKinn'

Golden Duchess Eastern Hemlock

Evergreen Conifer, Shrub

Tsuga canadensis 'Monkinn' is a finely textured dwarf conifer with golden foliage. New growth in spring is especially showy. Also known by common name Golden Duchess eastern hemlock.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7

Exposure: Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade

Water Needs: Average


Size: 30 - 42 tall x 36 - 48 wide
Shape / Form: Rounded
Foliage Texture: Fine

Features: Attractive Foliage, Dwarf / Compact Plant, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Green, Yellow / Gold

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Beds and Borders, Container, Mixed Border, Small Gardens, Specimen, Structure / Foundation
Special Situations: Courtyard / Urban Garden

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: mid-plane filler
Plant Behavior: Slow Growing
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

Plant Combos