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Forest resources

Szprotawa Forest District includes 18 030.38 ha of forests. Most of the forest habitats located within the Forest District are mixed forests with Pine as the most common species. Average age of forest resources is 58 years and average yield is 237 cubic metres per 1 ha.

Forest habitats: 
  • Coniferous forests: 41,0%

  • Mixed forests: 55,7%

  • Alder forests: 1,6%

  • Riparian forests: 1,7%

 

Age class structure: : 

  • 1st age class and unforested – tree stands up to 20 years old:16,7%

  • 2nd age class – tree stands from 21 to 40 years old:12,9%

  • 3rd age class – tree stands from 41 to 60 years old: 31,0%

  • 4th age class – tree stands over 60 years old: 39,4%

 

Tree species (of industrial importance):

  • Pine: 65,62%

  • European Larch: 0,18%

  • European Spruce: 1,47%

  • Common Beech: 1,4%

  • Douglas: 0,05%

  • Oak : 17,46%

  • Maple, Sycamore, Elm: 0,09%

  • Ash: 1,1%

  • Hornbeam: 0,15%

  • Birch: 6,45%

  • Black Locust: 0,08%

  • Alder: 5,16%

  • Poplar, Aspen: 0,48%

  • Linden: 0,3%

  • Willow: 0,01%

 

Average yield for individual forest stands:

  • Pine: 248 m3/ha

  • European Larch: 232 m3/ha

  • European Spruce:  135 m3/ha

  • Common Beech: 290 m3/ha

  • Oak:  211 m3/ha

  • Maple, Sycamore: 159 m3/ha

  • Hornbeam, Ash:  248 m3/ha

  • Ash:  250 m3/ha

  • Birch: 211 m3/ha

  • Black Locust: 188 m3/ha

  • Alder:  210 m3/ha

  • Poplar:  255 m3/ha

  • Aspen, Willow:  237 m3/ha

  • Linden: 414 m3/ha