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Arisaema triphyllum (L.) Schott
Jack in the pulpit
ARTR

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio High
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous Yes
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color White
Flower Conspicuous Yes
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Dense
Foliage Texture Coarse
Fruit/Seed Color Red
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
Growth Form Rhizomatous
Growth Rate Moderate
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 1.5
Known Allelopath Yes
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity Slight
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils No
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance Medium
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement High
Fire Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 175
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 4.8
pH, Maximum 7.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 4800
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 11000
Precipitation, Minimum 34
Precipitation, Maximum 50
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 8
Salinity Tolerance None
Shade Tolerance Tolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -18
Reproduction
Bloom Period Early Summer
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance Low
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence Yes
Propagated by Bare Root Yes
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container Yes
Propagated by Corm Yes
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 110000
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor Low
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Slow
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal Low
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Low
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 09/20/2014 06:02 PM MDT