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Douglas fir

Updated: Sep 11


Douglas Fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) is a conifer native to the western US and Canada. Sometimes called Red Fir or shortened to Doug Fir, it is a valuable timber tree and is often grown on Christmas tree farms. The needles of the Douglas Fir are 1”-1.5” long and grow in a spiral around the twigs of the tree. The bark matures into deep irregular furrows with a reddish-brown or grey coloring and the oldest trees can be up to 150’ tall.


Solar Exposure: Variable

Height: up to 150 feet


USDA PLANTS Database Link

https://plants.sc.egov.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=PSME