a low cost
Being a hands-on company, our experience in the field
has been proven with years of research. Research that
that has now led to a new way of planting salix...
HSAB BILLET PLANTING
As a company, we are constantly looking at the efficiency of biomass production. Our first test with billet planting (manually) was back in 1992 and showed the potential of this technique.
Then we introduced the billet planting system, with billets harvested by our new BILLET HARVESTER. Planting over 300 hectares mechanically, this proved the success of our system and is now applied in large scale projects.
INNOVATION IN PLANTING
HSAB BILLET PLANTER
The cuttings are harvested and handled in bulk & taken directly
to the planting field for planting without intermediate storage.
Seed rate - 1:20 1 hectare of cuttings to plant 20 hectares of salix,
2 cubic metres of cuttings per hectare planted,
planting capacity is approx 1 hectare per hour...