Douglas Fir, pseudotsuga menziesii

Douglas Fir, pseudotsuga menziesii
Item# DA-douglasfir
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Product Description

Inventory as of Jan 10, 2016: 5000 Seeds

Seed Specifications: Purity - 100%; Projected Germination Rate - 98%; Where Harvested (location) - Idaho

The Douglas Fir is a large conifer that makes an excellent landscape plant for accent and grouping. It has a dense pyramidal form. Needles are 1-1 1/2" long and range in color from dark green to blue-green. Cones are readily distinguished from spruce and true firs by the papery bracts extending beyond the tips of the scales. Douglas Firs are an important timber tree and is also a very popular choice as a Christmas tree. It ranges in height from 40 to 70 ft. It's width ranges from 20-30 ft. It's cold hardy to zone 3. It prefers moist soils and needs ample moisture. Not tolerant of severe drought and hot, dry winds. Adaptable to a wide range of soils. Full sun is prefered.

Recommended Planting Instructions:

Scarification: Soak in water for 48 hours. Stratification: Cold stratify for 30 days. Germination: Sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp soil, keep moist, mulch seed bed. Other: Fall sowing in mulched seedbeds is preferred to artificial stratification.