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Urtica dioica

Description
Life formherbPhysiologydeciduous, multi stem
Habiterect, prostrate/procumbent/semi-erectCategoryvegetables, materials, medicinals & aromatic
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.1222828Soil textureheavy, medium, organicheavy, medium, light, wide, organic
Rainfall (annual)60020004502400Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude22206870Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2500Soil salinity
Soil PH78.56.59Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensitycloudy skiesvery brightlight shadevery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs), temperate oceanic (Do), temperate continental (Dc), boreal (E)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during rest-25Killing temp. early growth0
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle00
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsleaves
food & beveragemineralsleaves
materialdye/tanninleaves
materialfibresbark
materiallipids/oil & fatsseeds
medicinalblood system applicationsentire plant
medicinalgenitourinary system applicationsentire plant
medicinalmetabolic system applicationsentire plant
medicinalskin applicationsentire plant
medicinalmuscular/skeletal applicationsentire plant