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Conservation Plant Characteristics

Cordia subcordata Lam.
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COSU2

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous Yes
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Orange
Flower Conspicuous Yes
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Dense
Foliage Texture Coarse
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Single Crown
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 35
Height, Mature (feet) 25.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Short
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils No
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils No
Anaerobic Tolerance Low
CaCO3 Tolerance Low
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Medium
Fertility Requirement
Fire Tolerance Medium
Frost Free Days, Minimum 365
Hedge Tolerance Low
Moisture Use
pH, Minimum 5.5
pH, Maximum 8.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 320
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 640
Precipitation, Minimum 25
Precipitation, Maximum 45
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 24
Salinity Tolerance Medium
Shade Tolerance Tolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) 40
Reproduction
Bloom Period Summer
Commercial Availability
Fruit/Seed Abundance
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Year Round
Fruit/Seed Period End Year Round
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 4800
Seed Spread Rate
Seedling Vigor
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product Yes
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal
Palatable Graze Animal
Palatable Human No
Post Product Yes
Protein Potential
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product Yes
 
 
Time Generated: 12/16/2017 09:02 AM CST