Eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) is a medium-sized evergreen tree that typically reaches heights of 30 to 50 feet. It is one of the most valuable timber species in North America and its wood is used for a variety of products, including furniture, musical instruments, paper pulp and framing. Eastern hemlock can be found in the northern U.S. and southern Canada.
The eastern hemlock is a large coniferous tree native to eastern North America, which grows in all provinces of Canada, as well as parts of the northern United States, mainly in the Appalachian Mountains and coastal areas. It is the state tree of Pennsylvania and the provincial tree of New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.
The plant is also known as Carolina hemlock, Carolina tupelo, and eastern hemlock spruce.