Statistics from forest seed and seedling production

Every year, Evira compiles statistics on the numbers of seedlings delivered for planting and the amounts of seed used for producing them.

2016

In Finland, 158 million forest tree seedlings were produced for domestic markets in 2016. The production increased two million seedlings from the previous year. Norway spruce was still the most prominent species with 100 million seedlings. The production of Scots pine seedlings was over 50 million. The Norway spruce production remained unchanged. In addition, 6,7 million silver birch and about 0.5 million seedlings of other tree species were delivered for planting last year.

The amounts of Norway spruce, Scots pine and silver birch seeds used for nursery sowings were 895 kg, 438 kg and 21 kg, respectively. The sowings increased by 11 kilogram in spruce and more than 1 kilogram in birch. The sowings decreased by 13 kilogram in pine. The proportion of seed orchard seed in nursery sowings were high. (Norway spruce 67%, Scots pine 77%) The proportion of seed orchard seed from birch dropped significantly to 44 per cent.

 

 

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