"...intensely loyal to their owners and capable of producing particularly flamboyant and dramatic effects."
-- Mr. Ollivander (Pm)
A wand wood (Pm).
- Spruce wands "require a firm hand" and can be dangerous to nervous wizards with "fumbling fingers" (Pm).
- Spruce works best for those with a sense of humor (Pm).
1660s, "evergreen tree, fir," from spruse (adj.) "made of spruce wood" (early 15c.), literally "from Prussia"