Pseudotsuga menziesii


Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - medium 1-2' per year
Mature 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 bracts
Fruit - pendulous oval-ovoid 3-4" long cones; 3 prong bracts; brown
Leaf -
Fall Color - evergreen
Bark - smooth young; old trunks thick reddish-brown ridges
Other Features - Makes a nice short needle Christmas tree. National champion is 329' x 60' in OR
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - transplants well; neutral to slightly acid, well drained, moist soil
Native Habitat - Rocky Mountains & Pacific coast
Diseases and Insects - cankers, leaf casts, leaf and twig blight, witches' brooms, aphids, Douglasfir bark beetle, spruce budworm, moths
Strength -
Weakness -

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Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Douglasfir.
- Other plants of the family Pinaceae.
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- Other plants of the species Pseudotsuga menziesii.