Login

Data sheet

View crop Data sheet EcoPort

Plectranthus esculentus

Description
Life formherbPhysiology
HabiterectCategoryroots/tubers, medicinals & aromatic
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.15281036Soil texturemediummedium
Rainfall (annual)70011005501600Soil fertilitymoderatemoderate
Latitude--3035Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- --Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH6.5767.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skiescloudy skiesvery brightlight shade

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle180200
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity
permanent rainfedinter-croppinglow-growing crops
permanent rainfedley cropping

(at most )

Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragestarchroots
food & beveragemineralsroots
food & beveragevitaminsbark
food & beveragevitaminsflowers
medicinaldigestive system applicationsleaves
medicinalimmune system applicationsleaves