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Sapium sebiferum

Description
Life formtreePhysiologydeciduous, single stem
HabiterectCategorymaterials, environmental, weed
Life spanperennialPlant attributes

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthdeep (>>150 cm)medium (50-150 cm)
Temperat. requir.20281032Soil textureheavy, medium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)70015005002500Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude25103250Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- --Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)medium (4-10 dS/m)
Soil PH675.57.5Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)poorly (saturated >50% of year), well (dry spells)
Light intensityvery brightcloudy skiesvery brightlight shade

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), steppe 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)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-10Killing temp. early growth-1
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.can become a weed

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle150180
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
materialdye/tannin
materialwaxes
materialhoneyflowers
environmentalerosion controlentire plant
environmentalsoil improversleaves
environmentalagroforestryentire plant
poisonmammalsexudates
fuelspetroleum substitutes/alcoholseeds