Savernake Level II plot - Description

Date of installation 30/11/2994
Planting year 1950
Main tree species Oak
Other tree species present in plot None
Forest type Plantation
Sylvicultural system
Tree density 409 trees/ha
Biomass/volume 280 m3/ha (2005)
Basal area 40.1 m2/ha (2005)
Local Yield Class 4
Plot dimensions 0.322 ha
Altitude 107 m
Mean slope 1 %
Geology Jurassic (Oxford) clay
Topography Flat
Aspect South East
Rainfall 760 mm
Provisional soil type (FAO 1988) Eutric vertisol