Pseudotsuga menziesii 'Powell Dhone' / 'Powell Dhone' Douglas Fir

(Stanley and Sons Nursery) "A dwarf conical Douglas Fir. Found as a witches' broom in Gresham, Oregon on Powell Blvd. First spotted by Sue Mulligan of New Hampshire. Found 40 ft up in tree. Leaves Blue-green, and compressed on stems. Help of PGE crew rescued broom. 10 Year Dimensions: 16 inches X 20 inches"

(Dax Herbst) While Stanley and Sons lists this plant as being "conical", their photo shows a flat-topped bun.

Pseudotsuga menziesii 'Powell Dhone' Photographed in my Rock Island, IL garden.
Photo by Dax Herbst


Louise Westrand

A witch´s broom found in Gresham, Oregon, Powell Valley (a.k.a. Powell Dhone).Where does "Dhone" fit in? what does that word mean? The internet leads you to India. That does not help.

David Olszyk

There is a Mary Dhone who lives on Powell Blvd in Gresham, Oregon. Perhaps this is the connection.