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Hibiscus tiliaceus

Description
Life formtreePhysiologyevergreen, single stem
HabiterectCategorymaterials, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.22321036Soil textureheavy, medium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)120016005002000Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude----Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -500Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)high (>10 dS/m))
Soil PH675.57.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightclear skiesvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle270365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
fuelsfuelwoodbark
materialfibres
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant
materialtimber woodbark
environmentalerosion controlentire plant
environmentalagroforestryentire plant