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Commonly known as Oregon Douglas fir

Tall fast growing tree with downswept branches which give a stately effect in parkland
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  • Evergreen - ovoid, sharp-pointed, red-brown buds open to linear, soft, dark-green leaves 1.5-3cm (½-1¼in) long, 2 white bands beneath.
  • Height - 25-50m (80-160ft)
  • Spread - 6-10m (20-33ft)
  • Conifer - bark is smooth and grey, becoming thick, corky, deeply-ridged and red-brown. Produces ovoid-conical female cones 7-10cm (3-4in) long with long, erect bracts.
  • Tree
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - the name honours David Douglas, Scottish botanist who introduced the tree in 1827, in plantings at Scone Palace, Perthshire.
  • Pests & Diseases - Douglas fir adelgids
  • Place of origin - western North America (British Columbia to California)
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Linear - see photos above
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil - - will not tolerate chalk.
  • Tree Shape - Broadly conical - - becoming columnar with spreading branches.
25-50m (80-160ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  6-10m (20-33ft)

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