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Other common names
Douglas fir Oregon pine
Green Douglas fir
Pseudotsuga are large evergreen trees with leathery, linear leaves and conspicuous cones with 3-pointed bracts emerging between the cone-scales
Pinaceae / Pinaceae
P. menziesii is a fast-growing large evergreen tree of conical habit, the bark becoming thick and rugged; leaves linear, dark green, two-ranked. Cones to 10cm long, with conspicuous exserted bracts
Western N America
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
SoilSand, Clay, Loam
Higher than 12 metres
wider than 8 metres
more than 50 years
Grow in any well-drained, non-chalky soil in full sun
Propagate by seed sown fresh in containers in a cold frame in late winter
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Hedging & Screens
Requires little pruning. Remove competing leaders on young trees
Douglas fir adelgids may occur
Generally disease free
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