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Samolus valerandi

Description
Life formherbPhysiologydeciduous
Habitacaulescent (or rosette plants)Categoryvegetables, ornamentals/turf
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthshallow (20-50 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.16241232Soil textureheavyheavy, medium, light, wide, organic
Rainfall (annual)50013003001500Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude20175055Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -3000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH78.56.59Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year)poorly (saturated >50% of year)
Light intensitycloudy skiesvery brightlight shadevery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs), temperate oceanic (Do), temperate continental (Dc)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.floodingAbiotic suscept.drought
Introduction risks.

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

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beverageleaves
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant