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Pseudotsuga menziesii 'Emerald Twister'

Emerald Twister Douglas Fir

Douglas Fir

Comments

A compact evergreen with attractive fine bluish needles on a uniquely twisting irregular form; looking like a living sculpture, it is the perfect garden or landscape accent; prefers moist and humid environments, give some shelter from drying winds

Description

A compact evergreen with attractive fine bluish needles on a uniquely twisting irregular form; looking like a living sculpture, it is the perfect garden or landscape accent; prefers moist and humid environments, give some shelter from drying winds

Landscape Attributes

Emerald Twister Douglas Fir is a multi-stemmed evergreen tree with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.

This is a relatively low maintenance tree. When pruning is necessary, it is recommended to only trim back the new growth of the current season, other than to remove any dieback. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Emerald Twister Douglas Fir is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Vertical Accent;General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Emerald Twister Douglas Fir will grow to be about 20 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 12 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 2 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 80 years or more.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

4a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

20 feet

12 feet

acidic

Deer Resistant:

true

Fall Color

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