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Characteristics

Conservation Plant Characteristics

Fendlera rupicola A. Gray
cliff fendlerbush
FERU

Summary
Duration PR Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit SH   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status L48 (N)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Summer   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
After Harvest Regrowth Rate   Growth Form Multiple Stem
Bloat None   Growth Rate Moderate
C:N Ratio High   Height at Base Age, Maximum 4
Coppice Potential No   Height at Maturity 6.0
Fall Conspicuous No   Known Allelopath No
Fire Resistant No   Leaf Retention Yes
Flower Color White   Lifespan Moderate
Flower Conspicuous Yes   Low Growing Grass No
Foliage Color Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate   Resprout Ability No
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous   Shape and Orientation Erect
Foliage Texture Fine   Toxicity None
Fruit/Seed Color      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils Yes   Moisture Use Low
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils No   pH, Minimum 7.0
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils No   pH, Maximum 8.5
Anaerobic Tolerance None   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum 170
CaCO3 Tolerance High   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum 300
Cold Stratification Required No   Precipitation, Minimum 10
Drought Tolerance High   Precipitation, Maximum 35
Fertility Requirement Low   Root Depth, Minimum 10
Fire Tolerance None   Salinity Tolerance None
Frost Free Days, Minimum 70   Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Hedge Tolerance Medium   Temperature, Minimum (°F) -13
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period Mid Summer   Propagated By Cuttings Yes
Commercial Availability Contracting Only   Propagated By Seed Yes
Fruit/Seed Abundance Low   Propagated By Sod No
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer   Propagated By Sprigs No
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence No   Seed Per Pound 60000
Propagated By Bare Root Yes   Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor High
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate None
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No   Palatable Browse Animal Medium
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal Low
Fodder Product No   Palatable Human No
Fuelwood Product   Post Product No
Lumber Product No   Protein Potential Low
Naval Store Product No   Pulpwood Product No
Nursery Stock Product No   Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 11/19/2019 06:50 PM CST