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Acacia karroo

Description
Life formshrub, treePhysiologysingle stem, multi stem
Habiterect, prostrate/procumbent/semi-erectCategoryforage/pasture, materials, medicinals & aromatic, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesharvested from wild

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.19331240Soil textureheavy, mediumheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)40013002001500Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude12103335Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1800Soil salinitymedium (4-10 dS/m)high (>10 dS/m))
Soil PH6.58.54.59Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightclear skiesvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), desert or arid (Bw), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during rest-12Killing temp. early growth0
Abiotic toler.fire, wind, drought, coastal salt spray, salt windsAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

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

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)leaves
animal food (feed)flowers
animal food (feed)fruits
fuelsfuelwoodbark
materialtimber woodbark
materialdye/tanninstems
medicinaldigestive system applicationsstems
medicinaldigestive system applicationsleaves
medicinalsensory applicationsroots
medicinalgenitourinary system applicationsroots
medicinaldigestive system applicationsroots
environmentalerosion controlentire plant
environmentalnitrogen fixationroots
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant