Horticultural variety, native to eastern North America. A weeping form of our native hemlock and state tree. This large specimen was planted as part of the original Japanese-inspired design for the Swan Pond. Its interesting habit make it an attraction throughout the year and visitors can look up into its umbrella-like crown.
The Arboretum is open as usual today 10:00am - 4:00pm. Please use extra caution on pathways as some ice may persist.
Please note that winter weather conditions can change quickly, check back or call (215) 247-5777 before heading out for a visit.
Weather conditions may limit garden access to certain features even if the garden is open – please check the web site or call (215) 247-5777 for updates before visiting. Our visitors’ safety in the garden is our top priority. Therefore when inclement weather is predicted, we will make decisions about closing the garden accordingly.