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The Hanlon Family
Pat & Laura, Molly & Jake, Maggy & Andrew
(231)544-6769
(800)568-9179

 

DOUGLAS FIR    Pseudotsuga menziessi

Zone 4-6 Height to 80' Medium rate of growth.

Douglas Fir is a splendid pyramidal evergreen conifer, with short-stalked flat, dark green or bluish green needles, 3/4" to 1-1/4" long. Bears cones at maturity 2"-4" long. Douglas Fir is not a true fir but a rapid grower, hardy tree that grows well in a variety of soils and does best in deep-well drained soils. Douglas-fir provides lumber for homes and other buildings for much of the northern part of the country. It is common in the Pacific northwest into California in the mountains. Trees there grow to 8 or 10 feet in trunk diameter in the woods. Plants adapt best to eastern landscapes with some irrigation in summer dry spells. Specimens in the east can be found growing well without irrigation provided roots are allowed to grow in an area undisturbed by urban structures. Trees can be sheared for Christmas trees.
Douglas Fir prefers a sunny location with a moist soil and is not considered a good tree for much of the South. It grows but struggles in USDA hardiness zone 7. Douglas-Fir transplants best when grown in root containers and has a moderate growth rate. It will get quite dense from pruning and shearing but will not tolerate dry soil for extended periods. Protect from direct wind exposure for best appearance. Some occasional watering in summer dry spells will help the tree stay vigorous, especially in the southern end of its range. Douglas Fir is susceptible to spring frosts so always plant with good air drainage..
Cones are not a litter problem. Many buy Douglas Fir seedling for Christmas trees. Douglas Fir are also picturesque ornamental trees, good windbreaks, and can be sheared as a hedge and..... are very fragrant.. Douglas Fir are native to the following North American states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming.
One of our fields of Douglas Fir. Molly with 5 year Douglas Fir transplants A 3 year old Douglas Fir transplant Douglas Fir ready to cut for Christmas

To buy Douglas Fir seedlings and transplant use the table below.


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To order Douglas Fir by PHONE: We're glad to take your order by phone. For your convenience, we have a toll free number  800 568-9179.  Phone orders can be charged to VISA, or MasterCard accounts.

To order Douglas Fir by MAIL: For those who wish to order by mail or prefer to send a check, send orders to: Porcupine Hollow Farm   8593 W. State Rd.  Central Lake, Mi. 49622

To order Douglas Fir using our secure shopping cart:

Plant Type Age Size Quanity / Price
Fir-Douglas 2-0 5-12"
  2-0 9-15"
  2-1 5-10"
  2-2 10-16"
  2-2 15-24"
  2-3 24-30"

    

Shipping & Handling: Most orders are shipped UPS. Make sure we have your street address and a daytime phone number.

Please include 20% shipping and packaging with your order.

    Minimum shipping $15    

Michigan Residents add 6% sales tax. 

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