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Prunus africana

Description
Life formtreePhysiologyevergreen, single stem
HabiterectCategoryornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale, harvested from wild

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.14181226Soil texturemedium, lightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)90014007002000Soil fertilitymoderatemoderate
Latitude--1015Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- 9003400Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.56.557Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightclear skiesvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle365365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
environmentalerosion controlentire plant
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalmanure/fertilizerleaves
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant
fuelsfuelwoodbark
materialtimber woodbark
materialhoneyflowers
medicinaldigestive system applicationsleaves
medicinalendocrine system applicationsstems
medicinalimmune system applicationsleaves
medicinaldigestive system applicationsstems
poisonmammalsentire plant