Douglas Fir Trees for Sale
Latin: Pseudotsuga menziesii
Other Common Names: Douglas Fir, Douglas Tree, Oregon Pine, Douglas Pine
Mature Height/spread: Douglas fir commonly grow 100-250 ft high and have a 12-20 ft. spread in ideal conditions
Soil / Climate: Douglas Fir do well in a variety of soils and climates. Is native to western North America both in Rocky Mountains and coastal regions. Full sun is best.
Notes: Not a true fir. Very popular Christmas tree variety. Soft needles 1-2'' long. Medium growth rate. Good as a large shade or lawn tree, a Christmas tree. Used as a accent or specimen in groups or clustered decoration. Douglas firs were used by American Indians for medicinal purposes: stomach aches, headaches, and the common cold. Very valuable as a timber resource. The Douglas Fir's thick bark protects it from forest fires. Even though the bark may be black, the tree can still survive.
Wildlife: Birds such as Siskins and Crossbills will eat the seeds. Deer, porcupine and beavers will also eat the needles.
Cold Stream Farm supplies Douglas Fir trees which are grown as bare root seedlings and transplants and sold both wholesale and retail with no minimum order.