183. Young timber trees.

Where trees have not attained the age necessary to make them timber trees, their prospective value as timber trees prevents the tenant from cutting them down, except in a proper course of thinning and, if he cuts them down, this amounts to waste1. It is also waste for the tenant to allow the young plants or germens to be destroyed2; but, if he does this in a due course of cultivation, and for the purpose of improving the growth of adjacent timber trees, he is entitled to the proceeds