Widespread over Central, Northern and Northeastern Europe above latitude 69°, north of the Pyrenees to Russia and Scandinavia.
"Without a doubt Spruce is one ofthe most exploited woods and is used for all interior and exterior purposes. Used as engineering, construction and mining wood and in joineries, as well as for overhead line masts and in the production of plywood. Spruce is mainht used in the furniture and door sectors ofthe veneer industry ( country-style furniture of rustic design). Pitch pockets and heart streaks are a problem when slicing."