Austrian Larch

Also known as Mountain Larch, Alpine Larch

Other name: European Larch Botanic name: Larix decidua German: Lärche

The Premier Alternative to Siberian Larch. Renowned as the foremost substitute for Siberian larch, Alpine larch, also known as Mountain Larch or Austrian Larch, stands head and shoulders above most European larch varieties. Its superiority stems from its growth conditions, closely resembling those of Siberian Russia, coupled with the benefits of old-growth forests. Is a very good choice for external timber cladding.

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Key Attributes:

Exceptional Material: Our focus is on the exceptional quality of larch wood. Alpine larch stands out as the heaviest, hardest, and most durable softwood, ensuring unparalleled resistance. Sourced from the pristine Styrian mountains, our Alpine larch boasts an average lifespan of 150 years, surpassing its lowland counterparts found in UK, France, Germany or the Czech Republic.

Unmatched Durability: Flourishing at altitudes of 1,000 meters above sea level, our Styrian mountain larch exhibits remarkable weather resistance, owing to its slow growth and high resin content. Its inherent stability makes it an ideal choice for outdoor applications, eliminating the need for chemical treatments and offering an excellent price-performance ratio.

Distinctive Appearance: The beautiful reddish-brown colour of our larch guarantees a unique look and striking texture. Left untreated, a larch facade develops a fine, silver-gray patina over the years, adding character and charm to any setting.

Craftsmanship Excellence: As advocates for high-quality wood construction, we produce individually and beautifully designed pieces while respecting wood as a natural resource. Our commitment to customer satisfaction extends to both business-to-business and business-to-customer relationships.

Cultural Significance: Larch wood holds a rich cultural history spanning centuries. From its vibrant foliage in spring to its warm hues in autumn, larches have adorned landscapes with their friendly character. Used for centuries in higher regions as shelter against harsh weather, larch wood boasts legendary fire resistance and remains an integral part of mountainous regions.

Technical Specifications:

Timber Characteristics: Alpine larch features a compact heartwood ranging from light-brown to intensely red-brown, with a distinctive contrast between early and late wood. Its fine resin canals, primarily present in late wood, contribute to its exceptional strength properties.

Versatile Use: Renowned for its versatility, Alpine larch finds application both indoors and outdoors, from structural designs to furniture making. Its moderate hardness and ease of workability make it an ideal choice for a wide range of projects, ensuring longevity and aesthetic appeal.

Environmental Commitment: Sustainability lies at the heart of our operations. Our PEFC-certified rift and quarter-sawn larch wood reflect our dedication to environmentally-friendly practices. From responsible sourcing to innovative processing techniques, we strive to minimise our ecological footprint while delivering unparalleled quality.

Custom Solutions: With our state-of-the-art facility in Stafford, we offer a range of in-house machined to cladding profiles, treatments tailored to meet diverse project requirements. From fire treatment to Euro Class B certification Painting, Brushing, Sioo X Texturing, our comprehensive services ensure that your Alpine larch remains protected and pristine for years to come.
Elevate your outdoor spaces with the timeless elegance of Alpine larch from Timber Focus. Experience the perfect blend of natural beauty, quality craftsmanship, and environmental responsibility with our exquisite range of products.

We machined Austrian Larch in a number of profiles for external cladding and weatherboarding, both horizontal and vertical applications.

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Profile Options

Austrian Larch products are available in the following profiles:

Timber Focus Profile 1


Timber Focus Profile 6


Timber Profile 11


Timber Focus Profile 12


Timber Focus Profile 15


Timber Focus Profile 23


Timber Focus Profile 29


Timber Focus Profile 32


Timber Focus Profile 38


Timber Focus Profile 52


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