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Canna edulis

Description
Life formherbPhysiologymulti stem
HabiterectCategoryroots/tubers, forage/pasture, materials, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.2030932Soil texturemediumheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)120017002504000Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude----Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2900Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.56.54.58Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightcloudy skiesvery brightlight shade

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), desert or arid (Bw), steppe or semiarid (Bs)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours), long day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-2Killing temp. early growth0
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.can become a weed

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle180300
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragestarchroots
food & beveragemineralsroots
food & beverageproteinleaves
food & beveragemineralsleaves
food & beverageproteinbulbs
food & beveragevitaminsbulbs
animal food (feed)starchroots
animal food (feed)mineralsroots
animal food (feed)proteinleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
materialother material/chemicalsroots
environmentalliving fenceentire plant
environmentalwindbreakentire plant