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Mesua ferrea

Description
Life formtreePhysiologyevergreen, single stem
HabiterectCategoryfruits & nuts, forest/wood
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.3035445Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)3000400020005100Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude20203030Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- 601500Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH55.54.36.9Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightcloudy skiesvery brightheavy shade

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-2Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle300365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
materialtimber woodbark
materiallipids/oil & fats
materialdye/tannin
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits