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Carnegia gigantea (Engelm.) Britton & Rose, orth. var.

CAGI7 (=CAGI10)

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio High
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Orange
Flower Conspicuous Yes
Foliage Color Yellow-Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Fine
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
Growth Form Multiple Stem
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 9
Height, Mature (feet) 9.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability Yes
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity Slight
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance High
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance High
Fertility Requirement Low
Fire Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 240
Hedge Tolerance Low
Moisture Use Low
pH, Minimum 7.0
pH, Maximum 9.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 1700
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 1700
Precipitation, Minimum 2
Precipitation, Maximum 10
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 10
Salinity Tolerance Low
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) 15
Reproduction
Bloom Period Early Spring
Commercial Availability Field Collections Only
Fruit/Seed Abundance High
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root Yes
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container Yes
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 2000
Seed Spread Rate Rapid
Seedling Vigor High
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate None
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 Yes
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal Low
Palatable Human Yes
Post Product No
Protein Potential Low
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 10/01/2014 10:03 PM CDT