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Acacia monticola

Description
Life formshrub, treePhysiologydeciduous, single stem, multi stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, ornamentals/turf, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.20321242Soil textureheavy, medium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)250450200500Soil fertilitylowlow
Latitude16162525Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -700Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH675.57.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonedesert or arid (Bw), steppe or semiarid (Bs)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-5Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle75180
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
fuelsfuelwoodstems
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant
environmentalnitrogen fixationroots