Douglas Fir (Green) - 4" Plantable Peat Pot
he green douglas fir is a species of tree in the pine family.
Specifically, the green douglas fir is an evergreen conifer species. The green douglas fir is native to the western areas of North America. Green Douglas firs are medium to large and grow from 70 to 330 feet tall. The leaves of the green douglas fir are flat, linear, and soft, growing two to four centimeters in length. The leaves of the green douglas fir completely encircle the branches of the tree. As the green douglas fir matures, it loses its lower branches for foliage to grow at greater heights. The green douglas fir produces cones that are pendulous, hanging down loosely. Green Douglas firs typically grow in regions such as British Columbia, Oregon, Washington, and California. Green Douglas firs usually grow best in neutral or acidic soils. The green douglas fir thrives in locations that are sunny with moist soil. The estimated growth rate of a green douglas fir is up to 24 inches a year. The green douglas fir grows in United States Department of Agriculture Zones five through six. Green Douglas firs are typically used in forestry for the production of timber, specifically softwood timber. The wood of green douglas fir is used in construction due to its hardness, durability, and strength. The construction projects that green Douglas firs are used to include flooring, veneer, and joinery. The green douglas fir is also used in gardens and parks as an ornamental tree. The buds of the green douglas fir have been applied as a flavoring for eau de vie, which is a brand that is colorless and derived from fruit. The green douglas fir has been a standard tree to use as a Christmas tree and is planted on farms just for this purpose.