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Hagenia abyssinica

Description
Life formtreePhysiologysingle stem
HabiterectCategoryornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic, forest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.2532536Soil texturemediummedium
Rainfall (annual)100016004001800Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--2020Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- 18004300Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH67.55.58.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe or semiarid (Bs)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.fireAbiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle120180
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
medicinalroots
medicinalflowers
medicinaldigestive system applicationsstems
materialtimber woodbark
fuelsfuelwoodbark
fuelscharcoalbark
environmentalerosion controlentire plant
environmentalfirebreaksentire plant
environmentalmanure/fertilizerleaves
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant
environmentalagroforestryentire plant