Pseudotsuga menziesii - Douglas Fir
Douglas Fir is an evergreen conifer that was named after David Douglas who sent the first seed back from North America to Britain in 1827.
It has soft green needles with two grey bands underneath. Oval shaped cones hang and the bark is an attractive reddish brown colour.
One of the most important timber species in the world and widely planted in the UK. Douglas Fir is fast growing and the timber is strong and durable with few knots.