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Erythrina caffra

Description
Life formtreePhysiologydeciduous, single stem, multi stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, ornamentals/turf, forest/wood
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.16281235Soil texturemediummedium
Rainfall (annual)70010004001500Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--3035Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -200Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.5757.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightclear skiesvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during rest-4Killing temp. early growth0
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle365365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)proteinentire plant
animal food (feed)vitaminsentire plant
animal food (feed)mineralsentire plant
fuelsfuelwoodbark
poisonmammalsbark
environmentalerosion controlentire plant
environmentalliving fenceentire plant
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant
environmentalmulchleaves
environmentalnitrogen fixationroots