Scientific name: Tsuga Heterophylla
Western Hemlock can reach a height of 60m and a diameter of 2m or more, with a straight bole that is often clear of branches for about three-quarters of its length.
The timber of western hemlock is pale brown in colour with a llovely slightly shiny finish with aovely straight grai ln and fairly even texture,
Hemlock has been neglected but it’s a non –resinous and economical alternative to Larch and is suitable for external use.
Common uses: Cladding and flooring
Max sizes available :
10m x 45?????
9 x3 ?????