DOUGLAS FIR - PSEUDOTSUGA MENZIESII

Douglas Fir

Common Name: Douglas fir

Scientific Name: 
Family: Pinaceae
Genus: Pseudotsuga
Species: menziesii

Hardiness Zone: 4 to 6
Height: 40 to 80 ft +
Width: 12 to 20 ft

Description:​ ​​​The Douglas fir can grow to be a very large tree, up to 200 feet or larger. Douglas fir is widely used for structural lumber and Christmas trees. There are many different cultivars that can be found at nurseries. In its native habitat, the size and color of the tree will differ depending on the area. The trees on west coast are much larger than those found in the Rocky Mountains.

Douglas fir cone
Douglas fir bark
Douglas fir form
Douglas fir foliage