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Lycopus virginicus L.
Virginia water horehound
LYVI4

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Slow
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Low
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color White
Flower Conspicuous Yes
Foliage Color Dark Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Porous
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Medium
Fruit/Seed Color Black
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
Growth Form Stoloniferous
Growth Rate Moderate
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 4.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance Medium
CaCO3 Tolerance None
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement Medium
Fire Tolerance Medium
Frost Free Days, Minimum 110
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 5.0
pH, Maximum 6.3
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 2700
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 10000
Precipitation, Minimum 35
Precipitation, Maximum 80
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 6
Salinity Tolerance None
Shade Tolerance Tolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -33
Reproduction
Bloom Period Summer
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Fall
Fruit/Seed Period End Winter
Fruit/Seed Persistence Yes
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 Yes
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 108000
Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Seedling Vigor Medium
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Moderate
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal Low
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 12/10/2017 06:24 PM CST