Douglas Fir

Pseudotsuga menzesii

Description:
Douglas Fir
Facts:

Introduced into the UK by scottish botanist David Douglas in the early 1800's this is a valuable timber tree that can grow to over 80Metres in height. Still planted as a commercial crop it has spread well outside of the areas of its initial introduction.

Introduced:

Early 1827's
Origin:
North America
Location:
Throughout UK
Status:
Stable
Problems:
Comments:
Only a problem in commercial monoculture