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Casuarina cristata

Description
Life formtreePhysiologysingle stem
HabiterectCategoryornamentals/turf, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.2434840Soil textureheavy, mediumheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)500600400700Soil fertilitymoderatemoderate
Latitude22223434Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -800Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH6.5868.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonesteppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during rest-5Killing temp. early growth0
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle120150
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
fuelsfuelwoodbark
materialtimber woodbark
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant