Spruce bark

Evergreen coniferous tree


Germany and throughout Europe:

  • Saw mills
  • Paper production
Saw mill


  • Spruce bark has a fibrous structure. Furthermore, it is darker and thinner than pine bark.
  • The pH-value of spruce bark is in the slightly acidic to neutral range.
  • For the majority of plants, this pH value is advantageous because the required nutrients are freely available in the soil.


  • Raw material for bark mulch and humus production
  • Soil cover for larger areas
  • Thermal utilisation as fuel in biomass heating and power plants 
Biomass heating and power plant