//Douglas Fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii)
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Douglas Fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii)

Landscape Use:
City of Calgary’s official tree.
Large long-lived tree requires lots of space.
Greener and prettier than spruce with a finer texture.
Full sun or shade.

Special Conditions:
Place in a mulched bed to ensure adequate moisture retention.
Always look up to make sure you are not planting under a power or phone line.


Product Description

Tall majestic tree up to 15m in height.
Pyramidal until maturity, when the top becomes broad-headed.
Deeply furrowed bark on older trees.
Needles are flat, blunt, fir-like in appearance.
Small cones with distinctive bracts hang down (unlike fir cones).