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Conservation Plant Characteristics

Persea borbonia (L.) Spreng.
redbay
PEBO

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio High
Coppice Potential Yes
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant Yes
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Conspicuous Yes
Foliage Color Dark Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Dense
Foliage Texture Medium
Fruit/Seed Color Black
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
Growth Form Single Stem
Growth Rate Moderate
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 50
Height, Mature (feet) 70.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention Yes
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 High
CaCO3 Tolerance None
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement Medium
Fire Tolerance None
Frost Free Days, Minimum 200
Hedge Tolerance High
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 5.0
pH, Maximum 6.7
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 200
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 1200
Precipitation, Minimum 40
Precipitation, Maximum 80
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 24
Salinity Tolerance None
Shade Tolerance Tolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) 7
Reproduction
Bloom Period Late Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall
Fruit/Seed Persistence Yes
Propagated by Bare Root Yes
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container Yes
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 2100
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor Medium
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate
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 Yes
Palatable Browse Animal Medium
Palatable Graze Animal
Palatable Human Yes
Post Product No
Protein Potential
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 12/17/2017 01:27 PM CST