hemlock tree


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hemlock tree

hemlock tree

Not to be confused with poison hemlock which is a weed, the hemlock tree is an actual tree with flat pine-type needles and cones, and it’s edible, just like pine, the most common use being tea made from the needles. Look like pine trees and can grow very large, up to 180 feet! (60m tall). Has cones like pine cones. There is a poisonous lookalike called the YEW tree, which also has flat soft needle-like leaves with red berries instead of pine cones. Hemlock needles are flat, but bright green on top and silvery underneath. Hemlocks have cones, not berries. Branches are used to make tea for colds, cough, kidney problems ad as a source of vitamin C. Inner bark used for tea for stomach problems, diarrhea, colds, flu, lung and coughs. Expectorant, astringent, helps stop bleeding.
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Kenneth Gooch, Forest Health Program supervisor for the Department of Conservation and Recreation, collects 10 sample branches of Hemlock woolly adelgid on Hemlock trees at Wells State Park in Sturbridge, in upper right photo.
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(2) At right, the Central Tree Middle School ecology teams relax under a hemlock tree at the farm.
(3) The Central Tree Middle School ecology teams relax beneath a hemlock tree at the farm.