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Nepeta cataria

Description
Life formherbPhysiology
Habitprostrate/procumbent/semi-erectCategoryornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.719426Soil texturemedium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)60010004001300Soil fertilitymoderatemoderate
Latitude----Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- --Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.56.54.97.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightclear skiesvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonesteppe or semiarid (Bs), temperate oceanic (Do), temperate continental (Dc), temperate with humid winters (Df), temperate with dry winters (Dw)Photoperiodlong day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-5Killing temp. early growth0
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle150210
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragemineralsleaves
food & beveragemineralsflowers
socialsmoking materialleaves
medicinalmuscular/skeletal applicationsleaves
medicinalnervous system applicationsleaves
medicinaldigestive system applicationsleaves