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Castanea sativa

Description
Life formtreePhysiologydeciduous, single stem
HabiterectCategoryfruits & nuts, materials, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on large scale, harvested from wild

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)deep (>>150 cm)
Temperat. requir.1525730Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)90013005001600Soil fertilitymoderatemoderate
Latitude30305050Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5647Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonesteppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical dry summer (Cs), temperate oceanic (Do), temperate continental (Dc), temperate with humid winters (Df), temperate with dry winters (Dw)Photoperiodlong day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemlarge scale/commercialCrop cycle150210
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
perennial crops

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragestarchfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits
food additivecondiment/seasoningflowers
environmentalerosion controlentire plant
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant
socialsmoking materialflowers
materialcosmetics & perfumeryleaves
materialdye/tanninstems
materialdye/tanninbark
materialtimber woodbark
medicinalrespiratory applicationsleaves
medicinalblood system applicationsleaves
medicinalrespiratory applicationsstems
medicinalblood system applicationsstems