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Cassia occidentalis

Description
Life formshrubPhysiologymulti stem
HabiterectCategoryfruits & nuts, ornamentals/turf, environmental
Life spanannual, perennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.2228932Soil texturemedium, lightmedium, light
Rainfall (annual)100017006404300Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--2020Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1740Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH674.58.4Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightclear skiesvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs), subtropical dry winter (Cw)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.can become a weed

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle210330
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsseeds
food & beveragemineralsseeds
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits
poisonmammalsseeds
environmentalnitrogen fixationroots
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant