Silviculture

Apical applies the best silvicultural practices in order to develop superior quality, cost effective and sustainable products.

  • Mechanical soil preparation with forestry plough along the planting lines
  • Pre-planting weed control
  • Timely planting with quality plants, 500-1000 trees/ha depending on genetic material and site characteristics
  • Start-up fertilizer and maintenance fertilizer in selected sites
  • Repeated pruning operations up to 7 meters
  • 2-3 thinnings before final harvest at age 18-25 years