Saligna eucalyptus trees, planted in Hawaii in 1961 at spacings ranging from 8-by-8 to 14-by-14 feet have grown rapidly in height and diameter. After 10 years, trees in all spacings averaged more than 90 feet tall. Average diameter ranged from 7.6 inches in the 8-foot spacing to 10.6 inches in the 14-foot spacing. The wide spacings tested appear to be better than narrow spacings for growing sawtimber.
Document Type: Journal Article
Research Forester, Pacific SW Forest and Range Exp. Sta., Forest Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture, Berkeley, Calif., Stationed at Honolulu, Hawaii
Publication date: June 1, 1973
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