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.

[Deleted User]

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