Position: Full sun or partial shade.
Soil: Prefers moist, fertile soil. Tsuga heterophylla will generally not grow well in shallow, chalky soils.
Rate of Growth: Vigorous.
Habit: Although taller in the wild, Tsuga heterophylla will usually grow to be a medium sized, conical tree in the UK.
Height: 15 m - 20 m (50 - 65 ft)
Spread: up to 5 - 6 m (16 - 20 ft)