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Cercis canadensis L. var. texensis (S. Watson) M. Hopkins
Texas redbud
CECAT

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat Low
C:N Ratio High
Coppice Potential Yes
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Red
Flower Conspicuous Yes
Foliage Color Dark 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) 12
Height, Mature (feet) 12.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Short
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability Yes
Shape and Orientation Rounded
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Low
Cold Stratification Required Yes
Drought Tolerance High
Fertility Requirement Low
Fire Tolerance Medium
Frost Free Days, Minimum 180
Hedge Tolerance Low
Moisture Use Low
pH, Minimum 6.0
pH, Maximum 8.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 100
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 1200
Precipitation, Minimum 16
Precipitation, Maximum 80
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 20
Salinity Tolerance Low
Shade Tolerance Tolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -8
Reproduction
Bloom Period Early Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance High
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall
Fruit/Seed Persistence Yes
Propagated by Bare Root Yes
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container Yes
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings Yes
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 18000
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor Medium
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 Yes
Palatable Browse Animal Medium
Palatable Graze Animal Low
Palatable Human Yes
Post Product No
Protein Potential Low
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 08/22/2014 05:41 PM MDT