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Laguncularia racemosa (L.) C.F. Gaertn.
white mangrove
LARA2

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Fall, Winter and Spring
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio
Coppice Potential Yes
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color White
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Dense
Foliage Texture Coarse
Fruit/Seed Color Green
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 75
Height, Mature (feet) 50.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention Yes
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability Yes
Shape and Orientation Rounded
Toxicity Slight
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance Medium
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement Low
Fire Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 365
Hedge Tolerance Low
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 6.0
pH, Maximum 8.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 320
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 640
Precipitation, Minimum 41
Precipitation, Maximum 92
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 36
Salinity Tolerance High
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) 40
Reproduction
Bloom Period Spring
Commercial Availability
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall
Fruit/Seed Persistence Yes
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings Yes
Propagated by Seed No
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs Yes
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor Medium
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Rapid
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product Medium
Lumber Product Yes
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Medium
Palatable Graze Animal
Palatable Human Yes
Post Product Yes
Protein Potential
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product Yes
 
 
Time Generated: 12/11/2017 04:57 PM CST