Grizedale Level II plot - Description

Date of installation 06/10/1994
Planting year 1920
Main tree species 100 % Sessile oak (Quercus petraea)
Other tree species present in plot Larch, Rowan, Beech, Birch in the vicinity
Forest type Plantation
Sylvicultural system
Tree density 230 trees/ha
Biomass/volume 218 m3/ha (2004)
Basal area 25.2 m2/ha (2004)
Local Yield Class 4
Plot dimensions 0.2954 ha
Altitude 110 – 120 m
Mean slope 30 %
Geology
Topography Hilly, valley and valleyside
Aspect South West
Rainfall 1770 mm
Provisional soil type (FAO 1988) Cambic podzol