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Timber Species

Table 1 summaries the common softwood and hardwood species for structural use in accordance with BS5268-2 (2002).

Table 1 Softwood and hardwood species according to BS5268-2 (2002)

Softwood
Harwood
Imported: Tropical:
Parana pine Iroko
Caribbean pitch pine Jarrah teak
Redwood Merbau
Whitewood Opepe
Western red cedar Karri
Douglas fir-larch (Canada, USA) Keruing
Hem-fir (Canada, USA) Ekki
Spruce-pine-fir (Canada, USA) Kapur
Sitka spruce (Canada) Kempas
Western white woods (USA) Balau
Southern pine (USA) Greenheart
   
British grown Temperate
Douglas fir Oak
Larch Sweet chestnut
British pine  
British spruce  

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