Birch is a pale, strong, soft wood - some 25% softer than Oak. It is pale cream in appearance and has a wavy figuring with clear knots. This species tends to yellow over time. Birch is used for furniture, flooring and carpentry work.
Family: Birch (Lat. Betulaceae)Size: Birch can grow up to 30 m in height. The trunk can grow to around 5 m in circumference.Ready to fell: 60-80 yearsOrigin of Kährs Birch flooring: SwedenHardness: About 25% softer than Oak. Brinell value: 2.6Colour change: Medium-strong. The pale, creamy colour of Birch becomes reddish yellow with age.