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Conservation Plant Characteristics

Fallugia paradoxa (D. Don) Endl. ex Torr.
Apache plume
FAPA

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio High
Coppice Potential Yes
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant Yes
Flower Color Purple
Flower Conspicuous Yes
Foliage Color Yellow-Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate
Foliage Porosity Winter Moderate
Foliage Texture Fine
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
Growth Form Multiple Stem
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 6
Height, Mature (feet) 6.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention Yes
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability Yes
Shape and Orientation Irregular
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils No
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 160
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use Low
pH, Minimum 7.0
pH, Maximum 8.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 170
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 300
Precipitation, Minimum 4
Precipitation, Maximum 20
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 10
Salinity Tolerance Medium
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -23
Reproduction
Bloom Period Late Spring
Commercial Availability Field Collections Only
Fruit/Seed Abundance High
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 No
Propagated by Cuttings Yes
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 480000
Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Seedling Vigor High
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 High
Palatable Graze Animal Medium
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Low
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 10/20/2014 05:31 PM MDT