Botanical Name: Pseudotsuga menziesii
Common Name: Douglas-fir
Height: 40-80' Spread: 15-20' Habit/Form: Broadly conical to pyramidal Growth Rate: Medium Zone: 3-6
Cultural Requirements: Prefers full sun to light shade in moist, well-drained, neutral to slightly acidic soils. Avoid planting in windy sites.
Ornamental Characteristics: The soft, 1-1 ½-inch long green needles are flat with two distinct white bands on the underside. When crushed they smell of camphor. The medium brown, oblong cones are 2-4 inches long, with a characteristic bract projecting from each scale. Cones mature in one year.
Uses in the Landscape: Use as a specimen or in groups and as a screen in large landscapes.
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