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Gleditsia aquatica Marshall
water locust
GLAQ

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Medium
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Green
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Fine
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Single Stem
Growth Rate Moderate
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 60
Height, Mature (feet) 40.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Long
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation Low
Resprout Ability No
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 Low
CaCO3 Tolerance Low
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance None
Fertility Requirement
Fire Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 207
Hedge Tolerance
Moisture Use
pH, Minimum 6.0
pH, Maximum 8.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 320
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 640
Precipitation, Minimum 16
Precipitation, Maximum 68
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 36
Salinity Tolerance None
Shade Tolerance Intermediate
Temperature, Minimum (°F) 27
Reproduction
Bloom Period Mid Summer
Commercial Availability
Fruit/Seed Abundance Low
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Fall
Fruit/Seed Period End Winter
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
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 3000
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 Low
Lumber Product Yes
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product Yes
Palatable Browse Animal Medium
Palatable Graze Animal Medium
Palatable Human No
Post Product Yes
Protein Potential High
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product Yes
 
 
Time Generated: 12/20/2014 07:45 PM MST