Thetford Level II plot - Description

Date of installation 22/09/1994
Planting year 1967
Main tree species Scots Pine
Other tree species present in plot 1 – 5 % Weymouth Pine (Pinus strobus)
Forest type Plantation
Sylvicultural system
Tree density 688 trees/ha
Biomass/volume 364 m3/ha (2005)
Basal area 53.4 m2/ha (2005)
Local Yield Class 12
Plot dimensions 0.303 ha
Altitude 30 m
Mean slope 1%
Geology Cretaceous
Topography Flat
Aspect North
Rainfall 615 mm per annum
Provisional soil type (FAO 1988) Ferralic arenosol