Sitka spruce


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Sitka spruce

n.
A tall spruce (Picea sitchensis) of coastal Pacific regions from southern Alaska to northern California, having sharp flattened needles, thin bark, and cones with notched scales.

sitka spruce

(ˈsɪtkə)
n
(Plants) a tall North American spruce tree, Picea sitchensis, having yellowish-green needle-like leaves: yields valuable timber
[C19: from Sitka]

Sit′ka spruce′


n.
a spruce, Piceasitchensis, of W North America, with long, silvery-white needles.
[1890–95, Amer.]
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Noun1.Sitka spruce - a large spruce that grows only along the northwestern coast of the United States and CanadaSitka spruce - a large spruce that grows only along the northwestern coast of the United States and Canada; has sharp stiff needles and thin bark; the wood has a high ratio of strength to weight
spruce - any coniferous tree of the genus Picea
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Mr Rixson said past mistakes and wasting money must be avoided He said: "We will not have diggers scooping up peat, turning it upside down and planting trees in it within fences that are not stock proof, for example, or planting serried ranks of sitka spruce.
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Numbers from a Freedom of Information request have revealed that this year's 43ft classic Sitka spruce tree in Church Street set the council back PS4,821.27 - but that includes the cost of transport and decoration.
Conifers will be felled for fuel and some recent sitka spruce will be replaced with naturally regenerated native broadleaves such as alder and rowan.
A total of 268 hectares will be planted, with 42% of the site given over to productive conifer trees such as Sitka spruce, with 20% devoted to native broadleaves and 13% to a mix of Scots pine and native broadleaf.
A total of 268 hectares will be planted, with 42 per cent of the site given over to productive conifer trees such as Sitka spruce, with 20% devoted to native broadleaves and 13% to a mix of Scots pine and native broadleaf.
Forestry Commission Scotland said sitka spruce trees at a single Galloway site were infected.
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I had two acres planted with mature sitka spruce. "Not long afterwards, I received a grant payment of PS438, which was my first return.
Tenders are invited for the sale includes approximately 2.9 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?
(It was explorer John Meares who blundered past the Columbia River in 1788 without realizing it and who saddled the cape with its name.) North Head Trail passes through old-growth Sitka spruce and offers plenty of coastal eye candy en route to the 1898 North Head Lighthouse.