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Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca (Biessn.) Franco

Zone 2

Douglas Fir

Description

Growth Rate: Moderate

Height: 30 m (100 ft)

Spread: 7 m (23 ft)

Life span: 100+ years

Why Plant It?

  • A large, attractive evergreen for large yards or parks.

Likes

  • Full sun
  • Well-drained soil
  • Wide variety of soil types

Dislikes

  • Compacted and saline soil
  • Salt spray 
  • Standing water

Insects

Cooley spruce gall adelgid

Disease

Poplar rust
Needle cast


Douglas Fir

 Douglas fir is easily identified by the three-pronged
bracts on its cones and its soft, flat needles




Last updated: 3/6/2017 10:13:29 AM