Trees by Genus

Genus 'Pseudotsuga'

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Pseudotsuga macrocarpa
Pseudotsuga menziesii
Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca

Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca (Blue Douglas Fir)

No sample available

Native: Eastern Rocky Mountains from Montana south to Mexico

Location: Occasionally grown for ornament in eastern states and in Europe.

Foliage

Leaves are blue-grey above with two blue-grey bands below, rounded tips and little fragrance when crushed.

Pollen and Seed Cones

Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca

Cones open in late March, early April, males dull pinkish purple about 8mm, females dark red, about 18mm long.

Mature Cones

Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca

Mature cones are smaller than the Douglas Fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) cones, about 5cm with bracts protruding and bent at right angles.