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Frangula caroliniana (Walter) A. Gray
Carolina buckthorn
FRCA13

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Coarse
Fruit/Seed Color Black
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Single Crown
Growth Rate Moderate
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 35
Height, Mature (feet) 20.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Short
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance Low
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement
Fire Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 168
Hedge Tolerance
Moisture Use
pH, Minimum 6.0
pH, Maximum 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 640
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 1280
Precipitation, Minimum 16
Precipitation, Maximum 51
Root Depth, Minimum (inches)
Salinity Tolerance None
Shade Tolerance Tolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -27
Reproduction
Bloom Period Late Spring
Commercial Availability
Fruit/Seed Abundance
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings Yes
Propagated by Seed No
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound
Seed Spread Rate Rapid
Seedling Vigor
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate
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
Palatable Graze Animal
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 12/18/2014 07:33 AM MST