Native to the western interior of North America, the Interior Douglas-fir inhabits mountains, lowlands, and various landforms of different soil types. The tree has a slower growth rate and greater cold tolerance than its costal variety. Interior Douglas-fir wood is strong and has a wide range of uses in construction, woodwork, and millwork.
Botanical Name: Pseudotsuga menziesii subsp. glauca Other Names: Rocky Mountain Douglas-fir Family: PinaceaeNative to: Western North America Eco benefits: valuable wood Natural habitat: mountains, inner forests, hillsides & uplands Shapes: single trunk, upright Growth rate: slow Lifespan: 300-1400 years Common uses: reforestation Light: full sun