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Acacia mearnsii

Description
Life formshrub, treePhysiologyevergreen, single stem, multi stem
HabiterectCategorymaterials, ornamentals/turf, forest/wood, environmental, weed
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.1830535Soil textureheavy, medium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)70016003003000Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude20-4450Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2800Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH56.54.57.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightcloudy skiesvery brightlight shade

Climate zonesteppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry winter (Cw), temperate oceanic (Do)Photoperiodlong day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-4Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.droughtAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.can become a weed

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle270300
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
fuelsfuelwoodbark
fuelscharcoalbark
environmentalagroforestryentire plant
environmentalerosion controlentire plant
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalsoil improversentire plant
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant
environmentalfirebreaksentire plant
materialtimber woodbark
materialdye/tanninstems
materialpaperbark