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Sambucus canadensis

Description
Life formshrubPhysiologydeciduous, multi stem
HabiterectCategoryforage/pasture, fruits & nuts, ornamentals/turf, medicinals & aromatic
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.1520525Soil texturemediumheavy, medium
Rainfall (annual)60012003004000Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude20106065Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1500Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH66.55.37.3Soil drainagewell (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightclear skiesvery brightcloudy skies

Climate zonesteppe or semiarid (Bs), subtropical humid (Cf), subtropical dry summer (Cs), subtropical dry winter (Cw), temperate oceanic (Do), temperate continental (Dc), temperate with humid winters (Df), temperate with dry winters (Dw), boreal (E)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-35Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle90180
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
animal food (feed)mineralsfruits
animal food (feed)vitaminsfruits
animal food (feed)mineralsleaves
animal food (feed)vitaminsleaves
food & beveragevitaminsfruits
food & beveragemineralsfruits
food & beveragevitaminsflowers
food & beveragemineralsflowers
medicinalflowers
medicinalfruits
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant
poisonmammalsfruits