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Rumex arcticus Trautv.
arctic dock
RUAR6

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Medium
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Green
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Coarse
Fruit/Seed Color Red
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Single Stem
Growth Rate Moderate
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 1.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Short
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity Slight
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils No
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils No
Anaerobic Tolerance Low
CaCO3 Tolerance Low
Cold Stratification Required Yes
Drought Tolerance None
Fertility Requirement Medium
Fire Tolerance None
Frost Free Days, Minimum 120
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use
pH, Minimum 5.0
pH, Maximum 7.8
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 5120
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 20000
Precipitation, Minimum 10
Precipitation, Maximum 79
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 12
Salinity Tolerance Low
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -62
Reproduction
Bloom Period Summer
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance
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 544718
Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Seedling Vigor High
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 Low
Palatable Graze Animal Low
Palatable Human Yes
Post Product No
Protein Potential
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 12/12/2017 05:42 PM CST