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Working in Larch

Scientificname:Larix deciduaLarch is a medium-sizeconifer unusual in that it is deciduous. Itis a slender treewhichcan reach 45m tallTimber:Larch is a Pinkishcolourwith a very tightgrain. Exposed to the elements itsilvers with age..Common use:Larch is tough and durable, but also flexible in thin strips,particularlyvalued 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 forexternal work such asdecking and cladding as anecologicalalternative totreatedtimbers

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