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Characteristics

Conservation Plant Characteristics

Inga laurina (Sw.) Willd.
sacky sac bean
INLA

Summary
Duration PR Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit TR   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status PR (N), VI (N)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Fall   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
After Harvest Regrowth Rate   Growth Form Single Crown
Bloat None   Growth Rate
C:N Ratio   Height at Base Age, Maximum 30
Coppice Potential No   Height at Maturity 20.0
Fall Conspicuous No   Known Allelopath No
Fire Resistant No   Leaf Retention Yes
Flower Color White   Lifespan Short
Flower Conspicuous Yes   Low Growing Grass No
Foliage Color Green   Nitrogen Fixation Low
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense   Resprout Ability No
Foliage Porosity Winter Dense   Shape and Orientation Rounded
Foliage Texture Medium   Toxicity
Fruit/Seed Color Green      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils Yes   Moisture Use
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils Yes   pH, Minimum 6.0
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils No   pH, Maximum 8.5
Anaerobic Tolerance   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum 320
CaCO3 Tolerance   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum 640
Cold Stratification Required No   Precipitation, Minimum 40
Drought Tolerance   Precipitation, Maximum 80
Fertility Requirement Medium   Root Depth, Minimum 36
Fire Tolerance   Salinity Tolerance
Frost Free Days, Minimum 365   Shade Tolerance Tolerant
Hedge Tolerance Low   Temperature, Minimum (°F) 40
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period   Propagated By Cuttings No
Commercial Availability   Propagated By Seed Yes
Fruit/Seed Abundance   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 Yes   Seed Per Pound
Propagated By Bare Root No   Seed Spread Rate
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No   Palatable Browse Animal
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal
Fodder Product No   Palatable Human Yes
Fuelwood Product   Post Product No
Lumber Product Yes   Protein Potential
Naval Store Product No   Pulpwood Product No
Nursery Stock Product No   Veneer Product Yes
 
 
Time Generated: 08/04/2020 02:13 AM CDT