Quebracho in Numbers
- 3 million - the hectares of Quebracho forests in Chaco, Argentina
- 23 million - the tons of Quebracho lumber available
- 1 million - the tons of Quebracho wood deriving from the vegetative growth every year
- 250 thousand - the tons of Quebracho lumber used by tannin producers (25% of annual growth)
Source: Dirección Provincial de Bosques (Argentina)
These numbers are a testament to the low environmental impact veg-tanni9ng with quebracho has and how reforestation ensures a constant source of this traditional tanning product.
Thanks to Tannery.org for the information