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Acacia abyssinica

Description
Life formtreePhysiologydeciduous, single stem
HabiterectCategorymaterials, ornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.20301040Soil texturemedium, lightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)45012003001500Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude--2028Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2300Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.5757.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightclear skiesvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during rest-9Killing temp. early growth0
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
materialhoneyflowers
fuelsfuelwoodbark
fuelscharcoalbark
medicinal
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalerosion controlentire plant
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant
environmentalnitrogen fixationroots