Fir, Silver Fir

Fir, Silver Fir

Trade Name

Silver Fir, Fir

Similar Woods

Pacific Fir, Balsam Fir, Sibirian Fir, Spruce

Origin

Central and Southern Europe.

Range

Mostly in the European low mountain ranges. Fir prefers deep and very rich soils. It is difficult to tell Fir wood from that of the Spruce but unlike Spruce Fir produces no pitch pockets.

Uses

Construction lumber, special wood for musical instruments (sound boards), often used together with spruce in furniture production.

Colour

Beige