A term describing trees belonging to the order Confierales, usually evergreen, cone bearing, and with needles or scale like leaves such as pines, spruces, firs, and cedars (cf. Hardwoods).
cone-bearing trees with needle or scale-like leaves such as Douglas-fir, western red cedar and ponderosa pine.
Woods from a conifer or gymnosperm (cone bearing tree with needle-like leaves) such as Pine, Spruce and fir.
Trees with needles that generally keep their foliage throughout the year (North American species include, among others, pine, fir and hemlock).
Generally, one of the botanical groups of trees that in most cases have needlelike or scalelike leaves (coniferous). Also refers to the wood produced by such trees. The term has no reference to the actual hardness of the wood.
Trees that remain green in winter, including pine, cedar, redwood, and spruce.
Cone-bearing trees with needles or scale-like leaves. They belong to the botanical group Gymnospermae.
Lower density wood than hardwoods. Usually used for more decorative purposes or economic alternatives.
coniferous (cone-bearing) trees with evergreen needles or scale-like leaves that grow in cool, temperate northern regions; the only softwoods we use on Taylor guitars are spruce and cedar * all others are hardwoods; also known as Gymnospermae.
Woods such as pine, spruce and fir, taken from conifers rather than deciduous trees.
A botanical group of trees that in most cases have needlelike leaves. Does not refer to the hardness of the wood.
A conventional term for the conifers and their timber, as distinguished from broad-leaved trees and their timber which are called hardwoods, In India, However, the use of the term is not thus restricted, but extends generally to all timber that has no definite heartwood and species of rapid growth and relatively poor durability.
General term used to describe lumber produced from needle and/or cone–bearing trees (conifers).
Generally lumber from a conifer such as pine or cedar. The name softwood does not refer to the density of the wood. There are some hardwoods, such as Balsa, which are softer than some softwoods, like Southern Yellow Pine.
Cone-bearing trees. Since they usually keep their needles or leaves the entire year, they are popularly called evergreens.
Wood derived from coniferous trees; softer in density than hardwoods.
Woods from conifers (such as fir, pine and spruce) rather than deciduous trees.
Generally, the botanical group of trees that bear cones and in most cases have needlelike or scale-like leaves; also the wood produced by such trees. The term has no reference to the actual hardness of the wood.