Loch Awe Level II plot - Description

Date of installation 23/03/1995
Planting year 1971
Main tree species Sitka Spruce
Other tree species present in plot
Forest type Plantation. BEAR code 33
Sylvicultural system
Tree density
Biomass/volume 806 m3/ha (2005)
Basal area 75.3 m2/ha (2005)
Local Yield Class 24
Plot dimensions 0.262 ha
Altitude 40 m
Mean slope 5 %
Topography Lower slope of valley side (Lochside)
Aspect North West
Rainfall 2200 mm
Provisional soil type (FAO 1988) Dystric gleysol