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Brachychiton populneus

Description
Life formtreePhysiologyevergreen, semi evergreen, single stem
HabiterectCategoryforest/wood
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.25321338Soil texturemedium, lightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)4507502501000Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude17.517.53737Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH786.58.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonedesert or arid (Bw), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-5Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.droughtAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle90120
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
fuelsfuelwoodbark
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits
food & beveragemineralsflowers
materialfibresbark
materialtimber woodbark