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Canna indica

Description
Life formherbPhysiologyevergreen, single stem
HabiterectCategoryroots/tubers, materials, ornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.12321424Soil textureheavy, medium, organicheavy, medium, organic
Rainfall (annual)100045005005000Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--4051Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2000Soil salinity
Soil PH5.57.558Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightcloudy skiesvery bright

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs), temperate oceanic (Do)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.wind
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle00
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragestarchroots
materialpaperleaves
materialfibresleaves
materialdye/tanninseeds
medicinalrespiratory applicationsroots
medicinalgenitourinary system applicationsroots