The Siberian larch (Larix Sibirica) is a unique frost-hardy tree that is resistant to the agressive influence of the enviroment accumulates the healing powers of the nature positively affects human health
Products made of Siberian larch have truly miraculous characteristics
Even after it has been treated, larch timber emit phytoncides – substances that cleanse the air in a natural way and have a positive effect as on respiratory airways, as on stability of the nervous system, reduce blood sugar and stimulate blood circulation.
The main advantages of the larch lumber are following:
- Greater hardness;
- Moisture resistance;
- Long service life;
- Resistance to decay;
- Extensive range of colours.
The Siberian larch stands out among other types of trees due to its beautiful and original heliac structure
The annual rings can be easily seen on the cross section of the trunk and form the unusual wood pattern with about 12 bright colour shades.
The timber of the Siberian larch has been commonly used at all times
The larch has been long used in the construction field. A great number of architectural monuments has features made of this material. Fortifications in Venice, Trajan’s bridge, the floor in Sheremetev Palace, window frames in Winter Palace are all made of Siberian larch timber and have preserved its original look throughout their long lives.
Nowadays the larch limber is used for wall lining for the premises with different functionality (houses, bathhouses, saunas, pavilions, cafe and restaurants), for production of partitions, as well as for construction of floors, terraces, armours and alike.
The higher cost of Siberian larch comparing with other types of resinous wood is absolutely reasonable due its unique characteristics.