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Douglasfir

Botanical Name
Pseudotsuga menziesii
Hardiness
Zones 4 to 6
Height
40 to 80 feet
Width
12 to 20 feet
Fruit
3-4" cones with 3 pointed bracts projecting from between scales that resembles a snake's tongue
Light
Full sun
Soil
Moist, well-drained, neutral to slightly acidic
Planting & Care
  • Transplant balled and burlap
  • Site in sunny, open location away from drying or destructive winds
  • Does well in locations with lots of atmospheric moisture
Problems
Cankers, leaf casts, blights, aphids, scale, Zimmerman pine moth, tussock moth, gypsy moth, pine butterfly, strawberry root weevil
Varieties
  • Fastigiata - spire form, green needles with a touch of grey
  • Pendula - weeping form with variable shapes

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