Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - medium 1-2' per yearMature Height - 40-80' (over 200' in native habitat)Mature Width - 12-20'Longevity - long 200 years or more
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - monoecious on 2nd year wood; staminate axillary, pendulous; pistillate terminal, exerted 3 point bractsFruit - pendulous oval-ovoid 3-4" long cones; 3 prong bracts; brownLeaf - Fall Color - evergreenBark - smooth young; old trunks thick reddish-brown ridgesOther Features - Makes a nice short needle Christmas tree. National champion is 329' x 60' in ORPossible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - transplants well; neutral to slightly acid, well drained, moist soilNative Habitat - Rocky Mountains & Pacific coastDiseases and Insects - cankers, leaf casts, leaf and twig blight, witches' brooms, aphids, Douglasfir bark beetle, spruce budworm, mothsStrength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Douglasfir.- Other plants of the family Pinaceae.- Other plants of the genus Pseudotsuga.- Other plants of the species Pseudotsuga menziesii.