Douglas Fir Sapling Trees

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Shade Partial Shade
Area Exposed Windy Areas
Soil Well Drained, Acidic, Poor/Dry
Type Evergreen, Hedging, Screening

Pseudotsuga menziesii

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Pseudotsuga menziesii

Douglas Fir trees, Pseudotsuga menziesii, are large and vigorous evergreen conifers. They are great for very poor soil, as long as the site is not dry. Mature trees in the open have a lush, attractive canopy.
Douglas Fir is not suitable for a clipped hedge.
It can be grown as a screening tree up to about 55+ metres high. It is a good, tall windbreak tree.

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Douglas Fir saplings are only delivered bareroot, during winter (Nov-March).
All of our young trees and shrubs are measured by their height in centimetres above the ground (the roots aren't measured).

General description of Pseudotsuga menziesii plants:

For such a big tree, the Douglas Fir has a fairly compact canopy, with downward pointing lower branches that do a great job of blocking out sight from about 5 metres off the ground when they are mature. Older trees have very thick, corky bark with lovely sinuous ridges.

History & uses:

The Douglas Fir is also called Oregon Pine in the timber industry. It was discovered by Achibald Menzies in British Columbia in 1792. David Douglas brought it to Britain in the 1820's. The largest Douglas Firs on record are an awesome 90+ metres tall. Its former names are Pseudotsuga douglasii and Tsuga menziesii.

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    £7.20

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  • Standard box

    (Bareroots up to
    1.2m & plants in p9 pots)

    £11.40

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  • Large box

    (Pots up to
    and incl. 7.5L)

    £15.00

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  • Trees & Hedging

    (Bareroot plants and trees
    over 1.2 metres in height)

    £18.00

    including VAT per order

    FREE

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  • Pallets

    (Root balls, large pots,
    trees etc)

    £60.00

    including VAT per order

    FREE

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    Over £240 inc VAT


Bareroot planting is best done between October and April
Bareroot and potted - what's the difference?

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