Pseudotsuga menziesii is known as Oregon pine, red fir or yellow fir in North America. It is considered one of the most important kinds of timber in its habitat.
|Botanical name:||Pseudotsuga menziesii|
|Overall character:||Straight-fibred, knotty yet exceptionally decorative timber.|
|Color and structure:||The sapwood has a white to yellowish grey color and a small width, depending on the age of the tree. It sets itself apart from the fresh state of the bright, yellow-brown to reddish-brown heartwood that darkens significantly.|
|Characteristics/features:||Depending on the origin, woods from Europe are classified as durability class 3-4 pursuant to DIN EN 350. North American timber is classified as class 3 durability.|
|Areas of use:||The Douglas fir is suitable for outdoor use without earth contact, as well as for decorative indoor use. This timber is mainly used in gardening and landscaping.|