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Pouteria lucuma

Description
Life formtreePhysiologyevergreen, single stem
HabiterectCategoryfruits & nuts, forest/wood
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.21271136Soil texturemedium, light, organicheavy, medium, light, wide, organic
Rainfall (annual)90015003002300Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude--3033Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -3000Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH6.57.568.5Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightvery brightvery brightclear skies

Climate zonesteppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical dry summer (Cs)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours), neutral day (12-14 hours), long day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-5Killing temp. early growth0
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemhome garden, small scale (manual)Crop cycle120240
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits
food & beveragestarchfruits
food additivecolorantfruits
food additivecondiment/seasoningfruits
materialtimber woodbark