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Citrus reticulata

Description
Life formtreePhysiologyevergreen, single stem
HabiterectCategoryfruits & nuts
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on large scale, grown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.23341238Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)120018003004000Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--3545Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -2300Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH66.85.58.3Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells), excessive (dry/moderately dry)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs), subtropical dry winter (Cw)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemhome garden, large scale/commercialCrop cycle60365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
perennial cropssole cropping

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits
materialessential oilsfruits