Have you ever wondered about the trees around you? What are their names? What makes them each unique? What resources do they provide? How do they benefit our lives?
Our blog was created to help you "Meet A Tree", learn about how every tree is as unique and individual as you and I!
Monday, March 23, 2015
Meet The "Douglas Fir" Tree
Amy: Posted on Thursday, December 04, 2014 9:36 AM
The "Douglas Fir" has a pyramidal shape and a straight trunk. The needles are a bluish green, occassionally yellow green.
It prefers sun or light shade, moist, well drained acidic or neutral soil, but is found in it's native habitat on rocky mountain slopes.
At maturity it can reach heights of 40-70 feet with a 12-20 foot spread in private landscapes, and over 100 foot in natural settings.