EUROPEAN LARCH

Scientific name: Larix decidua

 

Larch is a medium-sizeconifer unusual in that it is deciduous. It is a slender tree which can reach 45m tall Timber: Larch is a Pinkish colour with a very tight grain. Exposed to the elements it silvers with age. . Common use :Larch is tough and durable, but also flexible in thin strips, particularly valued for yacht building.Small larch poles are widely used for rustic fencing.Cheaper than Douglas or Cedar but it hardens with age so is a great option for external work such as decking and cladding as an ecological alternative totreated timbers

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DOUGLAS FIR