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Forestry Statistics 2013 - Woodland Areas and Planting

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Figures 1.4a and 1.4b show that, whilst the conifer area is dominated by a small number of species (Sitka spruce and Scots pine together account for two thirds of the conifer area), broadleaves are more varied.

Figure 1.4a  Principal tree species in GB by stocked area: Conifers

Figure 1.4a Principal tree species in GB by stocked area: Conifers 

Source: National Forest Inventory: Standing timber volume for coniferous trees in Britain (April 2012).

Notes:

1. Stocked area only: excludes felled areas and (for non-FC land) open space.

These figures are outside the scope of National Statistics

Figure 1.4b  Principal tree species in GB by stocked area: Broadleaves

Figure 1.4b Principal tree species in GB by stocked area: Broadleaves 

Source: National Forest Inventory preliminary estimates of quantities of broadleaved species in British woodlands, with special focus on ash (December, 2012).

Notes:

1. Stocked area only: excludes felled areas and (for non-FC land) open space.

These figures are outside the scope of National Statistics 

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