Note on the raising of Birch from seed in the nursery.

  • P. Finnerty
Keywords: Areas, plywood, economic, seed, fertile.

Abstract

The Birch is the "dainty lady of the woods" to the landscape gardener and the parkland forester but is usually the weed of the woods to the forester engaged in the replanting of cut-away woodland areas. To the forester concerned with the afforestation of bare but fairly fertile areas Birch makes no appeal, possibly because plants of this species are seldom available but more likely because he sees no future in birch as against the many other species at his disposal for his main crop or as nurse species. To the forester charged with the planting of exposed infertile areas, however, birch must be a welcome addition to the very limited number of species which he can use with any hope of success. And surely he can hope for success with birch, the species that survives in the subarctic...
Published
1956-11-01
How to Cite
Finnerty, P. (1956). Note on the raising of Birch from seed in the nursery. Irish Forestry. Retrieved from https://journal.societyofirishforesters.ie/index.php/forestry/article/view/10161
Section
Notes