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What are tamarack trees used for?

While tamarack trees are used as ornamental plants in landscaping, the wood is harvested for use where a rot resistant flexible wood is required. It is also used un making pulp for paper.

Is tamarack a soft or hardwood?

Tamarack, otherwise known as larch, is a softwood. Softwood species are normally evergreen trees with needles and cones, conifers. Tamarack is a conifer but it is deciduous, loses its needles each fall like a hardwood.

What is a tamarack?

A tamarack is a North American larch tree. It belongs to the family Pinaceae and genus Larix. It is native to parts of Canada and the United States.