Our Plantations


The Defined Forest Area (DFA) that we manage consists of land under Plantation Licence and freehold land, as well as plantation production lands and custodial and infrastructure lands.

For more information on our DFA please see our Stewardship page

Southern Pine

​HQPlantations grows Caribbean pine (Pinus caribaea var. hondurensis), Slash pine (Pinus elliottii var. elliottii) and an advanced hybrid supporting a large softwood industry that uses the softwood we grow for house framing, flooring, mouldings, beams, plywood, medium density fibreboard, paper and landscaping.

See our Southern Pine Fact Sheet for more information.


​HQPlantations Araucaria cunninghamii (hoop pine) estate represents a rare example of a native rainforest species grown successfully in a plantation environment. It is commonly used for speciality timber products including furniture components, doors and window frames, joinery, fine turnery, musical instruments, and aircraft and maritime construction.


See our Araucaria Fact Sheet for more information.