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Acacia melanoxylon

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

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.1822430Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)80022006002700Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude34174343Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2700Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH66.557.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightcloudy skiesvery brightlight shade

Climate zonesubtropical humid (Cf), temperate oceanic (Do)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours), long day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-8Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.coastal salt sprayAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.can become a weed

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle300365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
materialgums/resinsexudates
materialtimber woodbark
materialhoneyflowers
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalnitrogen fixationroots