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Ochroma pyramidale

Description
Life formtreePhysiologyevergreen, single stem
HabiterectCategoryforest/wood
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.18351538Soil texturemediumheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)2500300015004000Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--1920Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH5.56.558Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during rest5Killing temp. early growth5
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.fire
Introduction risks.

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

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
materialtimber woodbark