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Desmodium incanum DC.
zarzabacoa comun
DEIN3

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid
Bloat Medium
C:N Ratio Low
Coppice Potential Yes
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Purple
Flower Conspicuous Yes
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate
Foliage Porosity Winter Dense
Foliage Texture Medium
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Stoloniferous
Growth Rate Moderate
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 10
Height, Mature (feet) 4.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention Yes
Lifespan Short
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation Low
Resprout Ability Yes
Shape and Orientation Semi-Erect
Toxicity Slight
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils No
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance High
Fertility Requirement Low
Fire Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 269
Hedge Tolerance High
Moisture Use Medium
pH, Minimum 5.0
pH, Maximum 7.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 320
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 1280
Precipitation, Minimum 39
Precipitation, Maximum 118
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 12
Salinity Tolerance None
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) 6
Reproduction
Bloom Period Indeterminate
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance High
Fruit/Seed Period Begin
Fruit/Seed Period End
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings Yes
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod Yes
Propagated by Sprigs Yes
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 465466
Seed Spread Rate Rapid
Seedling Vigor High
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Rapid
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product Yes
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product Yes
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 High
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 12/16/2017 06:28 PM CST