Alpinus flexilis

(Alpinus flexilis)



Morphology/Physiology Active Growth Period Summer After Harvest Regrowth Rate Bloat None C:N Ratio High Coppice Potential No Fall Conspicuous No Fire Resistant No Flower Color Green Flower Conspicuous No Foliage Color Green Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate Foliage Porosity Winter Moderate Foliage Texture Coarse Fruit/Seed Color Brown Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No Growth Form Single Stem Growth Rate Slow Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 25 Height, Mature (feet) 66.0 Known Allelopath No Leaf Retention Yes Lifespan Long Low Growing Grass No Nitrogen Fixation None Resprout Ability No Shape and Orientation Erect Toxicity None Growth Requirements Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No Adapted to Fine Textured Soils No Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes Anaerobic Tolerance None CaCO3 Tolerance Medium Cold Stratification Required Yes Drought Tolerance High Fertility Requirement Low Fire Tolerance Low Frost Free Days, Minimum 90 Hedge Tolerance None Moisture Use Low pH, Minimum 5.7 pH, Maximum 6.5 Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 430 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 1200 Precipitation, Minimum 20 Precipitation, Maximum 70 Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 20 Salinity Tolerance None Shade Tolerance Intolerant Temperature, Minimum (-F) -43 Reproduction Bloom Period Summer Commercial Availability Contracting Only Fruit/Seed Abundance High Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer Fruit/Seed Period End Fall Fruit/Seed Persistence No Propagated by Bare Root Yes Propagated by Bulb No Propagated by Container Yes Propagated by Corm No Propagated by Cuttings No Propagated by Seed Yes Propagated by Sod No Propagated by Sprigs No Propagated by Tubers No Seed per Pound 4400 Seed Spread Rate Slow Seedling Vigor Low Small Grain No Vegetative Spread Rate None Suitability/Use Berry/Nut/Seed Product No Christmas Tree Product No Fodder Product No Fuelwood Product Medium Lumber Product Yes Naval Store Product No Nursery Stock Product Yes Palatable Browse Animal Low Palatable Graze Animal Palatable Human Yes Post Product No Protein Potential Pulpwood Product No Veneer Product No

Taxonomic tree:

Kingdom: Plantae
Class: Pinopsida
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