pine tree

softwood

"Softwoods come from a wide range of trees such as pine."

"They are not nearly as tough as oak, and they grow a lot quicker - up to 30 metres high. That's why they are used to make affordable wooden furniture today."

amber

Did you know? Amber is the fossilised resin of pine trees, and can be as old as 200 million years. It can be melted down and made into jewellery.

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