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Dovyalis caffra

Description
Life formshrub, treePhysiologydeciduous, single stem, multi stem
HabiterectCategoryfruits & nuts, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.20281035Soil texturemedium, light, organicheavy, medium, light, wide, organic
Rainfall (annual)90011007001300Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude2054545Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.56.557Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours), long day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-7Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.wind, coastal salt sprayAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle120210
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalliving fenceentire plant
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant