Supplied using locally sourced, heartwood of Scottish Larch, Russwood’s Scotlarch® is a sustainable, durable and cost-effective cladding solution. Frequent knots give Scotlarch® a characterful appearance which is perfectly suited to more rustic and traditional aesthetics in ‘board on board’ and other simple arrangements.
Sorted and regraded in-house, ensuring that all boards are sapwood free on exposed faces for enhanced durability.
In ideal conditions, Scotlarch® will weather to a muted shade of silver/grey.
Sustainably sourced from well managed forests, within around 100 miles of our Highland sawmill. FSC®-certified.
Can be factory coated in SiOO:X original or pigmented versions, to achieve a weathered look at an accelerated rate.
Naturally durable (Class 3 BS EN 350-2).
We do not recommend painting Scotlarch.
Warm mix of colours ranging from pale orange to reddish brown. Frequent knots demonstrate its natural origins and provide a characterful, rugged appearance.
Medium - classified by BS EN 350-2 as approximately 556 Kg/m³ at a moisture content of approximately 18%.
Can be treated with fire retardant.
Suits designs aiming for a more rustic and traditional aesthetic in ‘board on board’ and other simple arrangements.
Moderate stability. Air-drying to approximately 16-18% allows optimum stability, as the timber is not subject to the stresses of kiln drying.
Can be produced in a planed, skimmed or wire brushed finish.
Scotlarch® is a robust, home-grown species that offers a durable and economic solution for projects striving for low carbon footprint. Locally sourced in Scotland, it has the knots and figuring ideal to deliver that natural aesthetic.Roxana Cercelaru Architectural Liaison Technician
Browse and compare virtual Scotlarch® samples from the comfort of your home or office; the quickest and most sustainable way to view our range of samples. Click on the 3D icon and tilt or zoom to view the texture, grain and colour of the boards or use the highlight feature to see how light and shade affect the aesthetic.
Factory Coated SiOO:X Original
SiOO:X Mid Grey
Scotlarch® is best suited to board on board and other simple arrangements. It can be produced in the following face-fix and secret-fix profiles.
Standard widths: 68mm / 140mm
Standard thickness: 25mm
Standard widths: 140 mm
Standard thickness: 25mm
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Learn more about our range of cladding surface finishes; from smooth, planed boards, to textured finishes specifically developed to enhance SiOO:X coating performance.
Scotlarch® is suitable for factory coating in SiOO:X Original, Light Grey or Mid Grey, which creates a weathered appearance at an accelerated rate.
How timber is fixed is fundamental to its long-term performance in terms of both appearance and durability. These are the recommended fixings for use with Scotlarch®.
Cladding screw for effective fixing and neat detailing.Learn more
Environmentally friendly, engineer-assessed, method of fixing timber cladding.Learn more
Compensation strip designed to prevent direct contact between timber elements.Learn more
An innovative secret-fix solution for open rainscreen cladding.Learn more
A highly corrosion resistant screw for special applications.Learn more
Uncoated Scotlarch® cladding starts from £36 per m² excluding VAT. Prices are based on a minimum quantity of 50 m² and coatings add an additional cost of approximately £20-25 per m². Prices are subject to change due to the fluctuating prices of timber and should be used as a guide only. For the most up-to-date prices please contact our sales team.
Yes, Russwood’s dedicated Architect Liaison Team can assist architects with selecting the best timber cladding species, coatings and fixings for their projects, ensuring both the performance and aesthetic requirements are met. We can also assist with writing the H21 (external timber cladding) National Building Specification (NBS). Find out more about the services we offer to architects.
To receive a quotation or place an order, get in touch with our Technical Sales Team who will be happy to assist.
Our handy Cladding Comparison table allows you to compare species information and timber properties at a glance.