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Taxodium ascendens Brongn.
pond cypress
TAAS

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio High
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous Yes
Fire Resistant Yes
Flower Color Brown
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Porous
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Fine
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
Growth Form Single Stem
Growth Rate Slow
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 35
Height, Mature (feet) 100.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Long
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability Yes
Shape and Orientation Climbing
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance High
CaCO3 Tolerance Low
Cold Stratification Required Yes
Drought Tolerance None
Fertility Requirement Low
Fire Tolerance None
Frost Free Days, Minimum 140
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 5.2
pH, Maximum 7.2
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 300
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 800
Precipitation, Minimum 40
Precipitation, Maximum 100
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 36
Salinity Tolerance High
Shade Tolerance Intermediate
Temperature, Minimum (°F) 7
Reproduction
Bloom Period Late Winter
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance Low
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring
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 No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 5000
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 Medium
Lumber Product Yes
Naval Store Product Yes
Nursery Stock Product Yes
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal Low
Palatable Human No
Post Product Yes
Protein Potential
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product Yes
 
 
Time Generated: 12/17/2014 07:45 PM MST