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Pseudotsuga menziesii

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Species Name: Pseudotsuga menziesii
Common Name: Douglas fir

In Southern California, Douglas fir is best at higher elevations with summer moisture.

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Plant Type: Tree
Height by Width: 175' H x 20' W
Growth Habit: Pyramidal crown
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Slow to moderate
Sun Exposure: Full sun to shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining, acidic
Water Requirements: Moderate to regular
Cold Hardy to: 6,500'
Flower Season: Cones
Flower Color: Cones
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Klamath Range, No. Coast Ranges, High Cascade Range, no. and central High Sierra Nevada, Central Coast, San Francisco Bay, no. Outer South Coast Ranges
Natural Habitat:

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