Douglas Fir

FIR: Douglas Fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii)
Size Fast growing to 200’
Characteristics 1-inch long needles vary from green to blue-green in color, and 1 inch long. Excellent needle retention. Excellent shearing response.
Growing Conditions Full sun. Moist, well-drained, light soil. One of the most drought-tolerant species. Will not do well in extremely wet sites.
Hardiness Zones Zone 4-6
Uses Great demand as Christmas trees, ornamentals, and timber.


Douglas Fir - photo by RVWithTito on Flickr

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