Latin Name: Picea mariana
Family: Pinaceae - the Pine family
Other Common Name(s): Black Spruce, Blue Spruce, Bog Spruce, Swamp Spruce, Water Spruce, Yew Spruce
Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use
Interior Use Only
Interior Trim, Millwork, Mouldings
Western Spruce grows in the northern most part of North America, as far south as the northern states in the United States.
General Description: There is very little difference between the sapwood and the heartwood. Both are a pale yellowish white in color. The wood is straight and even grained, with a fine to medium fine texture.
Price Range ($ least expensive, $$$$$ most expensive):
Weight (lbs/BF): 2.5
Specific Gravity: 0.38
Modulus of Rupture (psi): 10800
Modulus of Elasticity (1,000 psi): 1610
Side Hardness (lbs): 520
Not currently in stock, commercial quanities are limited. Please contact us to discuss alternate species.