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Lupinus arcticus S. Watson
arctic lupine
LUAR2

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid
Bloat High
C:N Ratio Low
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Blue
Flower Conspicuous Yes
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Fine
Fruit/Seed Color Yellow
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
Growth Form Multiple Stem
Growth Rate
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 2.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Short
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation Low
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Decumbent
Toxicity Severe
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils No
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils No
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Low
Cold Stratification Required Yes
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement
Fire Tolerance
Frost Free Days, Minimum 120
Hedge Tolerance Low
Moisture Use
pH, Minimum 5.0
pH, Maximum 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 2560
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 10240
Precipitation, Minimum 10
Precipitation, Maximum 100
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 12
Salinity Tolerance None
Shade Tolerance Intermediate
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -62
Reproduction
Bloom Period Spring
Commercial Availability
Fruit/Seed Abundance
Fruit/Seed Period Begin
Fruit/Seed Period End
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container Yes
Propagated by Corm Yes
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 10333
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor Medium
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 Medium
Palatable Graze Animal Low
Palatable Human Yes
Post Product No
Protein Potential High
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 10/22/2014 10:47 PM MDT