09. Douglas-Fir


Douglas-fir Pseudotsuga menziesii -The needles persist up to 8 years and are scattered singly over the twigs. Needle length ranges from 3/4 to 1 inch and the width is approximately 1/16 inch. The bark on young stands is dark gray-brown with resin blisters.  Tree has a pyramidal shape and matures to a height of 70’ with a 20’ spread. Tolerant of rocky slopes and prefers sun or partial shade in a well-drained soil.

Catalog no. 9

4 year old transplants

Wayne County Soil and Water Conservation District
7312 RT 31 Lyons, NY 14489