Douglas Fir Tree

Botanical name: Pseudotsuga menziesii
Family: Pinaceae (pine)

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Douglas fir - Pseudotsuga menziesii Fruit and Needles

  • Evergreen
  • Pseudotsuga  means false hemlock.
  • In the west, it is one of the largest evergreens reaching heights of up to 200′. Grows 50 to 80 feet, sometimes more, in Rocky Mountain area.
  • Monoecious
  • Evergreen
  • single needles with tips that are not sharp.
  • Hardiness zones: 5A – 6B