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Origins of Name – Douglas Fir

by Jun 4, 2019News, Tree Blog

Steve Brown, Founder, standing next to a section of a Douglas Fir from Canada, displayed in the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow.

This tree is named after the Scottish Botanist David Douglas who introduced it into cultivation in 1827. The tree was cut down in 1900.

Its many rings show that it was approximately 600 years old at that time.