Bigcone Douglas-fir, Big-cone Spruce, Large-coned Douglas Fir, Bigcone Douglas Fir, Bigcone Spruce Pseudotsuga macrocarpa - Pseudotsuga californica, Tsuga macrocarpa

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Botanical Name:

Pseudotsuga macrocarpa

Family:

Pinaceae

Genus:

Pseudotsuga

Species:

macrocarpa

Common Name:

Bigcone Douglas-fir, Big-cone Spruce, Large-coned Douglas Fir, Bigcone Douglas Fir, Bigcone Spruce

Minimum Hardiness Zone:
9

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Characteristics
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 30 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/2" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
The Bigcone Douglas-fir ( Pseudotsuga macrocarpa ) is an evergreen conifer native to the mountains of southern California , occurring from the San Rafael Mountains in central Santa Barbara County and the southwest of the Tehachapi Mountains of southwestern Kern County , south to Julian in San Diego County . It is notable for having the largest (by far) cones in its genus, hence the name.
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