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Rudbeckia laciniata L.
cutleaf coneflower
RULA3

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Moderate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous Yes
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Conspicuous Yes
Foliage Color Gray-Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Dense
Foliage Texture Coarse
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Rhizomatous
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 8.2
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Short
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity None
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 High
Fertility Requirement Low
Fire Tolerance None
Frost Free Days, Minimum 100
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use Low
pH, Minimum 4.5
pH, Maximum 7.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 2728
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 10912
Precipitation, Minimum 15
Precipitation, Maximum 55
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 12
Salinity Tolerance None
Shade Tolerance Tolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -38
Reproduction
Bloom Period Late Summer
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Fall
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall
Fruit/Seed Persistence Yes
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container Yes
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 252222
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor Medium
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Moderate
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 High
Palatable Graze Animal High
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 08/20/2014 12:31 PM MDT