Western Hemlock

Western Hemlock

Western Hemlock
Species Name

Tsuga Heterophylla

Other Names

Pacific Hemlock, Alaska Pine, Hemlock Spruce

Country of Origin


Mainly used for
Structural framing
Interior joinery
Boatbuilding framing & cleating
Ladder rails
Venetian blinds & louvers

Western Hemlock heartwood is a uniform pale brown with distinctive growth ring figuring. The wood is straight grained, non-resinous with a lustrous surface and a fine, even texture.