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Douglas-fir

Pseudotsuga menziesii

Oregon’s state tree is a large evergreen coniferous tree that grows over 200′ tall with dark brown furrowed bark. It produces bright orange buds and iconic cones with papery three-forked bracts which extend beyond scales. Can live over 1000 years.

Plant Details

Habitats
Habitat NotesThick bark enables it to survive moderate fire.
Arboretums
Years Planted at Arboretums2011, 1996
Mature Height200’+
Shade Preference
Soil Tolerance Grows on all but wettest soils
Special Uses Grown for timber production; deer resistant
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