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Douglas fir

Age: 0 to 2 years old
Ajoux Forest
Time before cutting: 38 years
€18 VAT incl.
€31.83 Expected gross gain

Douglas fir

The Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) is a North American species of the pinaceous family that was introduced into Breton parks in the mid-19th century. Its area of origin extends along the Pacific coast from Canada to California. This species is one of the most widely used in reforestation in France. In Brittany, Douglas fir areas represent about 12,000 ha, or 4% of the wooded area. The Douglas is a fast-growing tree, which is why it is used extensively in reforestation. It also has good technical qualities (wood processing for carpentry, exterior construction because it is rot-proof to the core).

- Growth: strong
- Height: 40 to 60 meters
- Foliage: persistent with dark cover
- Trunk: straight with smooth bark dotted with numerous fragrant pustules
- Bark: cracked and corky with age
- Color: reddish brown

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About Ajoux Forest

Located between the villages of Mauves and Ajoux, on the slopes of the Serre du Pied de Boeuf in the Monts d'Ardèche, the forest borders the commune of Ajoux, with which it shares a name. It is located at an altitude of between 545 and 730 m, and the hills of the mountains is made up of of ridges and valleys irrigated by permanent or temporary streams. The area is facing North on steep slope of between 35° and 15°. The climate is continental and the forest rises on a granitic geological formation.
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Ajoux Forest

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