Gone are the days of the regimented non-native conifers as per the 1960s, when planting was dominated by a monotonous and somewhat dark and unwelcoming monoculture, although it should be noted Sitka spruce
is the most effective tree at absorbing C02.
WEEKEND: You'll find big-leaf rhodies, palm trees and even an old Sitka spruce
named Grandma in our latest "Good Walks" feature that follows the Oregon Coast Trail near Yachats.
9 acres of timbered land designated for cutting with an estimated total net volume to be cut of 94 thousand board feet consisting of 82 mbf of western hemlock saw logs, and 11 mbf of sitka spruce
saw logs, and less than 1 mbf of western hemlock and red pulp logs.
True it is still at the thicket stage and studded with patches of Sitka spruce
, but where else in Wales can you see a 400ha, freely regenerating woodland at 500m?
North Head Trail passes through old-growth Sitka spruce
and offers plenty of coastal eye candy en route to the 1898 North Head Lighthouse.
PATRICIA GRIFFIN ON "CARMANAH WALBRAN SITKA SPRUCE
GIANT WITH SATCH"
The tallest species of trees |in the world include the Coast Redwood, Giant Sequoia, Coast Douglas Fir, Sitka Spruce
and Australian Mountain Ash.
Cuttings found in nests provided evidence that most of the voles were feeding on needles of Western Hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla) or Sitka Spruce
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.
At Guisborough, trees planted will include Sitka spruce
and a Serbian spruce, in a trial to see how climate change affects trees.
Each spar is made from Sitka spruce
trees and is 17' long.