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Alnus rubra

Description
Life formshrub, treePhysiologydeciduous, single stem, multi stem
HabiterectCategoryornamentals/turf, forest/wood, environmental, weed
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.1732445Soil texturemediumheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)100020006003000Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude30306060Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.5758Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonesubtropical dry summer (Cs), temperate oceanic (Do)Photoperiodlong day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-30Killing temp. early growth-5
Abiotic toler.floodingAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.can become a weed

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle180300
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
environmentalwindbreakentire plant
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalrevegetationentire plant
environmentalerosion controlentire plant
environmentalnitrogen fixationroots
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant
environmentalagroforestryentire plant
materialtimber woodbark
materialpaperbark
fuelsfuelwoodbark
fuelscharcoalbark