Sitka spruce

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a large spruce that grows only along the northwestern coast of the United States and Canada

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Project manager Andy Howard said the trees planted in the coming weeks will be mainly Sitka spruce, but also oak, birch, alder, Western red cedar and Noble fir.
"There is no sign yet of this thing being as calamitous for sitka spruce as it had been for larch.
Gangs of local men, reputedly on "danger money", and with a lucrative sideline in brass scrap from shell casings, then planted it with Sitka spruce.
The tallest species of trees |in the world include the Coast Redwood, Giant Sequoia, Coast Douglas Fir, Sitka Spruce and Australian Mountain Ash.
The 204,000-ha area is largely mountainous and covered by forests of Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) in inland areas and forests of Western Hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla), Sitka Spruce (Picea sitchensis), and Red Alder (Alrius rubra) closer to the coast.
Latest research proves that Sitka spruce grown across the UK does have construction-grade strength characteristics - and could help increase the sustainability of the building sector.
The soundboard itself is constructed from quartersawn Sitka spruce, which the company says allows for better sound and amplification.
Each spar is made from Sitka spruce trees and is 17' long.
Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis (Bong) Carr.), by area and by harvest volume, is currently Ireland's most important timber species, accounting for slightly less than 60 percent of the forested area but more than 80 percent of the harvest volume.
Both were for stands of trees planted in the past decade - one of broadleaf trees, the other of Sitka spruce.
This is where the Thomasons and their crew cut the Sitka spruce logs over the course of three summers.
Elliott and Loudon (1987) tested the odour of essential oils of sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis) and lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) and selected monoterpenes on red deer by measuring mass of food consumed rather than time spent feeding.
A choir of Ex Cathedra and Academy of Vocal Music were on song as the 50ft Sitka Spruce was unveiled yesterday.