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FASTIGIATA DOUGLAS-FIR
Pseudotsuga menziesii 'Fastigiata'

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Photo Locations: The National Arboretum - Washington, DC

General Notes

Branches droop but resist breakage.

Family: Pinaceae

Tree Characteristics

Columnar Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 35 - 45 feet.

Width: 10 - 15 feet.

Growth Rate: 12 to 36 Inches per Year.

Leaves Needle, Green, No Change, Evergreen.

Flowers Inconspicuous. Red.. Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).

Brown Cone, Large (1.50 - 3.00 inches), fruiting in Winter or Summer.

Bark Gray to Brown, Scaly.

Shading Capacity Rated as Dense to Very Dense in Leaf.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 1 - 10 and 14 - 17.

USDA Hardiness Zones 5 - 6.

Exposure Full Sun.

Well Drained Soil.

Loam or Sand Texture.

Acidic Soil pH.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Aphids and Scales, Root Rot, Needle Cast, Armillaria and Canker.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

Special Uses & Values

Specimen or Screen.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Pseudotsuga menziesii 'Fastigiata' Tree Record." 1995-2018. Sep 21, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/pseudotsuga-menziesii-fastigiata >

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