how long does a forest take to replenish itself after a deadly forest fire?

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    That really depends on too many factors to have a definitive answer. No forest will react in the same manner to a fire, and no fire will be the same intensity and area coverage as another, so there is no real way to guess. Some trees with be able to start growing days after a fire (if the fire did not burn deep into the soil), while other species of tree may not be able to recover and wild plant life will take its place. A forest fire in Montana took about two decades for it replenish itself, while other forests could take triple that amount of time, or maybe even much less time. It really just depends on the forest and the forest fire involved.

    That really depends on too many factors to have a definitive answer. No forest will react in the same manner to a fire, and no fire will be the same intensity and area coverage as another, so there is no real way to guess. Some trees with be able to start growing days after a fire (if the fire did not burn deep into the soil), while other species of tree may not be able to recover and wild plant life will take its place. A forest fire in Montana took about two decades for it replenish itself, while other forests could take triple that amount of time, or maybe even much less time. It really just depends on the forest and the forest fire involved.

     

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