NH State Forest Nursery

Douglas Fir Pseudotsuga menziesii

Tall evergreen tree native to western United States. A magnificent tree with soft, 3/4" to 1 1/4" dark green needles radiating in all directions from the branch. A popular Christmas tree. Susceptible to late spring frost; avoid planting in low areas. Prefers moist, well-drained soil. Excellent response to shearing, one of the fastest growers. Principal enemies: Rhabdocline and Swiss needlecasts. Grows best in central and southern New Hampshire. Mature height 60 to 80'

Seed Source:

Lincoln National Forest, Colorado

Seedling Details
Age Comment per 10 per 25 per 100 per 500 per 1000
2 yr. 6-10" $10 $20 $60 $250 $400

Available in the Screen/Windbreak Package.

photo of 2-0 douglas fir

Douglas Fir 2-0

photo of sheared douglas fir

Sheared Douglas Fir

NH State Forest Nursery | Division of Forest and Lands
Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
172 Pembroke Road, Concord, NH 03301
(603) 796-2323  |  fax: (603) 271-6488