Planting Operations

As at 31 December 2015, total planted area stood at 35,678 hectares (2014: 35,684 hectares) out of a total area of 39,803 hectares. Of the total planted area, approximately 91% or 32,440 hectares (2014: 31,373 hectares) were mature area, with the average age of 15.5 years.

  Hectares
Immature 3,092
30 months to 7 years 5,599
> 7 years to 17 years 8,480
> 17 years 18,361
TOTAL PLANTED – OIL PALM 35,532
Immature – Other Crops 146
TOTAL PLANTED AREA 35,678
Reserves Plantable 105
Buildings, Roads, Reserves, etc 4,020
TOTAL AREA 39,803

For 2015, of the 3,092 hectares of immature oil palm, 965 hectares are expected to mature in 2016. The division also replanted 1,021 hectares during the year. For the ensuing year, the planned replanting programme shall cover approximately 1,425 hectares.

Area statement of the division as of 31 December 2015 was as follows:

  Total Area (Hectares) Planted Area (Hectares) Mature Area (Hectares) Percentage of Mature Area
JGOE (i) 14,117 * 12,808 10,565 82.5%
TMGOE (ii) 12,331 ** 11,426 10,431 91.3%
SSGOE (iii) 9,906 8,755 8,755 100.0%
Ladang Kawa 1,276 1,201 1,201 100.0%
Pelipikan 1,365 903 903 100.0%
Kota Marudu *** 808 585 585 100.0%
TOTAL 39,803 35,678 32,440 90.9%

(i) JGOE refers to Jeroco Group of Estates.
(ii) TMGOE refers to Tomanggong Group of Estates.
(iii) SSGOE refers to Sungai Segama Group of Estates.
* Including 86 hectares planted with Jelutong trees.
** Including 60 hectares planted with Sepat trees.
*** Including 81 hectares of land adjoining to the existing land of which the land title are currently under application.
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