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Robinia neomexicana A. Gray
New Mexico locust
RONE

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Medium
Coppice Potential Yes
Fall Conspicuous Yes
Fire Resistant Yes
Flower Color Purple
Flower Conspicuous Yes
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Porous
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) 4
Height, Mature (feet) 25.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation Low
Resprout Ability Yes
Shape and Orientation Irregular
Toxicity Moderate
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 High
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Medium
Fertility Requirement Low
Fire Tolerance High
Frost Free Days, Minimum 160
Hedge Tolerance High
Moisture Use Medium
pH, Minimum 7.0
pH, Maximum 8.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 100
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 7000
Precipitation, Minimum 9
Precipitation, Maximum 35
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 12
Salinity Tolerance Low
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -23
Reproduction
Bloom Period Late Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
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 21600
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 High
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Medium
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 10/21/2014 04:58 AM MDT