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Sideroxylon lycioides L.
buckthorn bully
SILY

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring, Summer, Fall
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio High
Coppice Potential Yes
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color White
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Medium
Fruit/Seed Color Black
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
Growth Form Single Crown
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 15
Height, Mature (feet) 9.8
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention Yes
Lifespan Short
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Rounded
Toxicity Severe
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils No
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils No
Anaerobic Tolerance Medium
CaCO3 Tolerance Low
Cold Stratification Required Yes
Drought Tolerance High
Fertility Requirement Low
Fire Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 207
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use Low
pH, Minimum 4.0
pH, Maximum 7.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 600
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 2400
Precipitation, Minimum 33
Precipitation, Maximum 51
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 24
Salinity Tolerance None
Shade Tolerance Tolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -27
Reproduction
Bloom Period Early Summer
Commercial Availability No Known Source
Fruit/Seed Abundance Low
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Fall
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 No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 5000
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor Low
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Slow
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product High
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Medium
Palatable Graze Animal Low
Palatable Human Yes
Post Product Yes
Protein Potential Low
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
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