Red Pine

Red Pine (Pinus resinosa)


Common Names: Red Pine, Norway Pine


Distribution: Northeastern North America


Color/Appearance: Heartwood is light reddish brown, sapwood is pale yellow to nearly white.


Janka Hardness: 560 lbf


Density: 2.83 lb/b.f.


Allergies/Toxicity: Working with pine has been reported to cause allergic skin reactions and/or asthma-like symptoms in some people.


Controlled species: CITES: no, IUCN: no


Common Uses: Utility poles, posts, railroad ties, paper (pulpwood) and construction lumber.