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Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca (Biessn.) Franco

Zone 2

Douglas Fir


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.


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


  • Compacted and saline soil
  • Salt spray 
  • Standing water


Cooley spruce gall adelgid


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