Clones should always be planted on your highest potential sites.

GXN CLONES RECOMMENDATIONS BY AREA

CLONES SHOULD ALWAYS BE PLANTED ON YOUR HEIGHEST POTENTIAL SITES

GENERAL INFORMATION

ALTITUDE 1000-1500M
MINIMIUM RAIN FALL >850MM
MEAN ANNUAL TEMP 15-17.5
DEEP SOILS BEST SITE
LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW
FROST TOLERANCE MODERATE
END USAGE POLES, PULP AND SAWTIMBER

CLONES FOR THE PIET RETIEF / VRYHEID AREA

GXN 079 (CSIR CLONE) ONE OF THE BEST PERFORMERS -1ST CHOICE (2011/12 season)- lower density -poles
GXN 108 (mondi clone) Plant on good sites with less forest – good volume clone -grandis site
GXN 121 (mondi clone) Good frost tolerence – good volume
GXN 018B (CSIR CLONE) Good clone has performed well in specific areas – higher density (good quality sites is the best performer)

NB GXN can’t be planted instead of E. macathurrii – it should be planted instead of E.dunnii, smithii or grandis

CLONES FOR THE KZN MIDLANDS

PP2107 (CSIR CLONE) Very good performer infield – good volumes and good frost tolerance -1 st choice clone
GXN 079 (CSIR CLONE) ONE OF THE BEST PERFORMERS – lower density -poles
GXN 018B (CSIR CLONE) Good clone has performed well in specific areas – higher density (good quality sites is the best performer)

GXU CLONES RECOMMENDATIONS BY AREA

GENERAL INFORMATION

ALTITUDE 0-1000M
MINIMIUM RAIN FALL 900MM
MEAN ANNUAL TEMP Very good performer infield – good volumes and good frost tolerance -1 st choice clone
DEEP SOILS BEST SITE
FROST TOLERANCE NIL
END USAGE POLES, PULP AND SAWTIMBER

CLONES FOR THE KZN MIDLANDS AND COAST

GXU 111 (CSIR CLONE) Very good performer infield – good volumes 1 st choice clone -LEPTOCYBE RESISTANT
GXU 117 (CSIR CLONE) Very good performer infield – good volumes
GXU 082 (CSIR CLONE) Very good performer infield – good volumes and poles-LEPTOCYBE RESISTANT
GXU 083 (CSIR CLONE) Good clone has performed well – very heavy

GXC CLONES RECOMMENDATIONS BY AREA

GENERAL INFORMATION

ALTITUDE 0-1200M
MINIMIUM RAIN FALL 800MM
MEAN ANNUAL TEMP 18.5-22
SOILS TOLERATES SHALLOW SOILS
FROST TOLERANCE POOR
END USAGE PULP AND SAWTIMBER

CLONES FOR THE KZN MIDLANDS AND COAST

GXC 215 (CSIR CLONE) Very good performer infield – good volumes 1 st choice clone -LEPTOCYBE REISITANT
GXC 228 (CSIR CLONE) Very good performer infield – good volumes