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Liquidambar styraciflua

Description
Life formtreePhysiologydeciduous, single stem
HabiterectCategoryforest/wood, environmental
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.2034538Soil textureheavy, mediumheavy, medium
Rainfall (annual)100015008002500Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude11114040Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- 6502000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH574.58.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightclear skiesvery brightcloudy 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-11Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.wind, coastal salt sprayAbiotic suscept.fire
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle180210
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
environmentalshade & shelterentire plant
environmentalsoil improversentire plant
materialtimber woodbark
medicinalexudates