Planting Operations

As at 31 December 2020, the Group had a total planted area of 35,434 hectares (2019: 35,957 hectares) out of a total area of 39,727 hectares. The reduction in total hectarage was due to the sale of plantation land. Of the total planted area, approximately 91% or 32,286 hectares (2019: 32,458 hectares) were mature areas, with an average age of 15.9 years (2019: 15.8 years).

  Hectares
Immature 3,148
30 months to 7 years 5,040
> 7 years to 17 years 10,196
> 17 years 17,050
TOTAL PLANTED – OIL PALM 35,434
Immature – Other Crops 146
TOTAL PLANTED AREA 35,580
Reserves Plantable 113
Buildings, Roads, Reserves, etc 4,034
TOTAL AREA 39,727

For FY2020, the Group had 3,148 hectares of immature of oil palm out of which 982 hectares are expected to mature in 2021. The Group replanted 1,061 hectares during the 2020 financial year.

Area Statement of the Group as of 31 December 2020 was as follows:

  Total Area (Hectares) Planted Area (Hectares) Mature Area (Hectares) Percentage of Mature Area
JGOE (i) 14,117 * 12,808 11,863 92.6%
TMGOE (ii) 12,806 ** 11,863 11,009 92.8%
SSGOE (iii) 9,907 8,743 7,248 82.9%
Ladang Kawa 724 678 678 100.0%
Pelipikan 1,365 903 903 100.0%
Kota Marudu *** 808 585 585 100.0%
TOTAL 39,727 35,580 32,286 90.7%

(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 is currently under application
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