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Castanea dentata

Description
Life formtreePhysiologydeciduous, single stem
HabiterectCategoryfruits & nuts, materials, forest/wood
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)deep (>>150 cm)
Temperat. requir.15191030Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)100011005001500Soil fertilitymoderatemoderate
Latitude25254545Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- --Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH675.57.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonesteppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs), subtropical dry winter (Cw), temperate oceanic (Do), temperate continental (Dc), temperate with humid winters (Df), temperate with dry winters (Dw)Photoperiodlong day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemhome garden, small scale (manual)Crop cycle150210
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
perennial crops

(at most )

Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragelipidsseeds
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food & beveragemineralsseeds
materialtimber woodbark
materialdye/tanninbark
materialdye/tanninstems