How do you grow teak?

How do you grow teak?

  1. Purchase teak seeds from your local garden center or online.
  2. Put your seeds in a burlap sack and soak them underwater for 12 hours.
  3. Lay out your seeds and allow them to dry in the sun for 12 hours.
  4. Create sowing beds for the seeds.
  5. Wait 10 to 15 days.
  6. Prepare the permanent location for the trees before planting.

How fast does teak grow?

You may think that teak is a very slow growing tree that will take forever to produce marketable timber, but in reality teak grows quite fast and can already start generating income after 5 – 7 years!

Is growing teak wood profitable?

Teak is indeed a very profitable venture. But bear in mind teak is a very long term crop varying from 22 to 30 years. The fruit of your efforts will be realized only after the given time frame. Until then you will have to wait and make constant investments in you land in order to get high quality trees.

What is the cost of teak plant?

At an average price of 2000 rupees, that translates to between 50,000 and 1,00,000 rupees for a tree. The value depends on the yield (cubic feet). I think a cubic feet fetches between 1500-3000 rupees at today’s rate. IMHO, after 30 years, you can expect between 25-50 cubic feet from a tree.

How much does a teak tree cost?

Though UP does not have a natural variety of teak, as most of it is plantation, UP forest corporation officials peg the market price of a full-grown teak tree (yielding around 10 to 12 cubic feet of timber) to be around Rs 1.5 lakh.

How much does it cost to grow a teak tree?

How do you calculate trees per acre?

  1. Number of trees per acre.
  2. = average number of trees per.
  3. plot × per-acre expansion factor.
  4. Trees per acre (1/10-acre fixed radius)
  5. = (number trees on all.
  6. plots / number of plots) × 10.
  7. Trees per acre = (5 / 23) × 10 = 2.174.
  8. white oaks (in the 18 in., 2 log category) / acre.

How do you calculate plants per acre?

To calculate plant population per acre:

  1. Determine the area of the field in acres.
  2. Multiply the area of the field by the number of plants grown per stand.
  3. Divide the result by the product of space between plants in acres and space between rows in acres.

How many trees can I plant per acre?

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Distance Apart Metric Trees per Hectare Trees per Acre
1.0m 10000 4848
1.5m 4444 2400
2.0m 2500 1210
2.5m 3m 1600 1111 774 537

How many trees can you plant per hectare?

Generally the number of trees planted per hectare will vary from 1,000 to 2,500 trees, but the number will vary hugely, depending on the species and the type of planting.

How many plants can you grow per acre?

An acre is 43,560 square feet. Thus, without any added row spacing beside the 9 sq. ft., you can fit 4,840 plants.

What is the yield of teak plantation?

Yield of Teak Plantation :- Each Teak tree yields 10 to15 Cu. ft wood in about 14 years. The main stem grows to a height of 25-30 ft. and attains a girth of 35-45 inches. About 400 genetically superior teak plants can be grown in one acre, by adopting a spacing of teak plants as 9 ft. by 12 ft.

How to grow teak wood farming?

Apply 100 g of fertilizer in the pit at the time of planting and thereafter in split doses or as per the fertility status of the soil. Best planting season for Teak wood farming is monsoon; preferably after the first shower. Carry out soil working periodically for better growth of plants.

When is the first thinning conducted in teak plantation?

The first thinning is conducted in Teak plantation at 5-10 years after planting of teak, depending on site quality and the size of initial spacing. Generally, under good site and close spacing (1.8×1.8 m and 2×2 m), the first and second thinning (mechanical thinnings) are conducted at 5 and 10 years respectively.

What is intercropping in teak plantations?

Intercropping in teak plantations during the initial two years of planting is a common practice where there is a demand for cultivatable land. Once the plantation area is leased out, the cleaning of the site, burning, staking and planting are done by the leaseholders.