Pseudotsuga Menziesii – Douglas Fir:20-40cm
A tall and majestic fast growing tree, Douglas fir is named after botanist David Douglas who sent the first seeds to Britain from North America in 1827.
Douglas fir facts
- Valuable and important timber tree
- its natural range is western North America, from British Columbia to California.
- its bark is non-flammable and offers great protection against forest fires.
- its botanical name, Pseudotsuga menziesii, commemorates Scottish botanist Archibald Menzies who discovered the tree in 1791.
The planting season for bare-rooted trees and shrubs is generally between the months of November – March
- Type: Field Grown
- Size: Large