Timberpedia - Norway Spruce

Norway Spruce

Latin Name:Irish Name:Native to Ireland?
Picea abies No

About the Tree

Introduced c.1500
Norway Spruce is the traditional tree used as at Christmas.
It is a large evergreen coniferous tree growing to 35-55 m tall and a diameter of up to 1-1.5 m. 

About the Wood

Two of the trade names for the Norway Spruce are “Whitewood” and “White Deal” its used for
making boxes, building, joinery and chipboard.

Kuusi Norway spruce
Fichtenkultur A group of young trees
Picea abies coneCone and seeds
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