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Muntingia calabura

Description
Life formtreePhysiologyevergreen, single stem
HabiterectCategoryfruits & nuts, ornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic
Life spanperennialPlant attributesharvested from wild

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.22321036Soil texturelightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)1400200010002400Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude----Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH5.56.557Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightcloudy skiesvery bright

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.wind
Introduction risks.can become a weed

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemsmall scale (manual)Crop cycle180365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
perennial crops

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits
food & beveragemineralsleaves
medicinalimmune system applicationsflowers
medicinalsensory applicationsflowers
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant
materialfibresstems
materialpaperbark
fuelsfuelwoodbark