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

Habitat NotesThick bark enables it to survive moderate fire.
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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