Trees by Genus

Genus 'Pseudotsuga'

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Pseudotsuga macrocarpa
Pseudotsuga menziesii
Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca

Pseudotsuga menziesii (Douglas Fir)

Pseudotsuga menziesii

Also known as: Green Douglas Fir

Native: Western North America from Canada south to California

Location: Cultivated throughout Europe for its high quality timber, known as Oregon or Columbian Pine. Also grown for ornament in eastern states of North America and Europe.


Leaves are densely set, needle-like with blunt tips and have a strong fruity fragrance.

Pollen and Seed Cones

Pseudotsuga menziesii

Cones open in late March and April, males yellow on underside of shoot and females yellowish green or pinkish green at tips of old growth, about 18mm long.

Mature Cones

Pseudotsuga menziesii

Mature cones ripen from green to brown in the autumn and are about 8cm long with bracts pointing straight.