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Douglas-fir

Pseudotsuga menziesii

Native to Pacific Northwest Staff Favorite Valuable to wildlife

Characteristics:
Large, fast-growing native conifer that provides excellent shade and wildlife benefits.

Growing Conditions:
Prefers sun and moist, well-drained soils. Does best in deep moist sandy loams.

Uses:
Native tree important to timber industry. Excellent wildlife benefits for urban environments.

Height:
100' at maturity

Width:
20' at maturity

Shape:
Pyramidal

Flowers:
Male flowers appear along the branches and the female flowers appear at the ends of the branches.

Leaves:
Leaves are flat, spirally arranged, short needles.

Bark:
Gray to brown, thin, smooth with resin marks when young. Matures to dark gray to brown, with deep, irregular ridges and fissures.

Native to Pacific Northwest. Oregon state tree. Eugene customers check with FOT staff for urban forester approval.