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collage of Eastern Hemlock and Norway Spruce

Eastern Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) vs. Norway Spruce (Picea abies)

Updated December 29th, 2019

Eastern hemlock and Norway spruce are easy to distinguish up-close, but are sometimes confused from a distance because both have dark green needles and drooping branches and foliage; both are widely used in landscaping, and are highly shade-tolerant.

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