SelecTree: Tree Detail
Pseudotsuga menziesii 'Fastigiata'
Photo Locations: The National Arboretum - Washington, DC
Branches droop but resist breakage.
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. Dec 19, 2018.
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