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Cassia siamea

Description
Life formtreePhysiologyevergreen, single stem
HabiterectCategorymaterials, ornamentals/turf, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.23331348Soil texturemedium, lightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)65015004002800Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--1010Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1400Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.56.557.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe or semiarid (Bs)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during rest5Killing temp. early growth5
Abiotic toler.wind, drought, coastal salt sprayAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle180240
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
materialdye/tanninstems
materialtimber woodbark
fuelsfuelwoodbark
poisonmammalsseeds
poisonmammalsfruits
poisonmammalsleaves
environmentalrevegetationentire plant
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalliving fenceentire plant
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant
environmentalagroforestryentire plant