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Pelargonium graveolens

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

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depth
Temperat. requir.----Soil texturemediumheavy, medium
Rainfall (annual)----Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude----Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- --Soil salinity
Soil PH----Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensitycloudy skiesclear skieslight shadevery bright

Climate zonesubtropical dry summer (Cs), temperate oceanic (Do)Photoperiod
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemhome garden, small scale (manual)Crop cycle00
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food additivecondiment/seasoningleaves
materialessential oilsleaves
materialcosmetics & perfumeryleaves
medicinalblood system applicationsleaves
medicinaldigestive system applicationsleaves
medicinalmetabolic system applicationsleaves
medicinalimmune system applicationsleaves
poisonmammalsleaves
poisoninsectsleaves
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant