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Ekebergia capensis

Description
Life formtreePhysiologyevergreen, semi evergreen, single stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, materials, ornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)deep (>>150 cm)
Temperat. requir.18261238Soil texturelightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)90020007002500Soil fertilitymoderatemoderate
Latitude--2035Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -3000Soil 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)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during rest-1Killing 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)vitaminsleaves
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
materialtimber woodbark
materialdye/tanninstems
fuelsfuelwoodbark
fuelscharcoalbark
medicinaldigestive system applicationsstems
medicinalrespiratory applicationsroots
medicinalsensory applicationsroots
environmentalerosion controlentire plant
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalagroforestryentire plant
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant
environmentalwindbreakentire plant