woodland types

Various Types of Woodland

There are various types of woodland, but in general we can classify this to three.

Mixed Deciduous

Firstly, there is mixed deciduous which be anything like, sycamore, birch, oak, ash, willow, chestnut or beech, or even a mix of any of them. Woodland can be mature, meaning that the trees have high crowns which give a lot of shade. This results in the ground being clear or almost clear. Typically, you’ll have clear views and can quite easily walk around freely. Although, other areas of your woodland might be less mature, possibly felled and replanted. Certain areas may need replanting which can be an excellent opportunity to spend time in your woodland planting new trees. Areas within your woodland may contain mature timer, when carefully marketed can reach a very good price. And with the increase in demand for firewood fuel such as heat logs, this has resulted in an even high price for good timber, ideal if you happen to be a woodland owner?

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Coniferous Woodlands

Coniferous Woodlands are a fairly common types of woodland now. Typically plantations are whereby the entire woodland will be…