Table 6-2. Desirable stocking an acre for uneven-aged management of northern hardwoods.

DBH in Inches
Residual Number of Trees per Acre
Basal Area in Square Feet
5
21
2.9
6
15
2.9
7
12
3.2
8
9
3.1

9

8
3.5
Subtotal
65
16.0
10
7
3.8
11
6
4.0
12
5
3.9
13
5
4.6
14
5
5.3
Subtotal
28
22.0
15
4
4.9
16
4
5.6
17
3
4.7
18
3
5.3
19
3
5.9
Subtotal
17
26.0
20
2
4.4
21
2
4.8
22
2
5.3
23
1
2.9
24
1
3.1

Subtotal

8
20.0
Total 
118
84.0

SOURCE: Hutchinson, J. A. (ed.). Northern Hardwood Notes (Note 4.03). U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.