Also known as
Oregon Pine, Green Douglas Fir, British Columbia Fir, Douglas Spruce, Douglas-Fir, Red Fir
Pseudotsuga menziesii menziesii tree Marki by Crusier (CC BY 3.0)
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Douglas Fir Overview
Pseudotsuga menziesii is an evergreen tree species in the Pinaceae family of plants. It grows quickly, forming a conical shape made up of linear leaves which are needle-like in their appearance and arranged in two ranks. The bark develops a rough texture and becomes thicker with age. Cones measure up to 10cm in length and they are surrounded by showy modified leaf structures, termed bracts.
How to propagate Douglas Fir
Special features of Douglas Fir
Other uses of Douglas Fir
Hedging. Year-round interest.