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, Regular / Even


Size: 36 - 48 tall x 36 - 60 wide
Shape / Form: Rounded
Foliage Texture: Fine
Foliage Quality: Fine

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

Foliage Color: Yellow / Gold

Uses and Applications

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

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