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Ceanothus cuneatus (Hook.) Nutt.
buckbrush
CECU

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio High
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant Yes
Flower Color White
Flower Conspicuous Yes
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Moderate
Foliage Texture Coarse
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Thicket Forming
Growth Rate Moderate
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 11
Height, Mature (feet) 11.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention Yes
Lifespan Long
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation Low
Resprout Ability Yes
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance High
Cold Stratification Required Yes
Drought Tolerance High
Fertility Requirement Low
Fire Tolerance High
Frost Free Days, Minimum 120
Hedge Tolerance Medium
Moisture Use Medium
pH, Minimum 7.1
pH, Maximum 8.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 682
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 2728
Precipitation, Minimum 16
Precipitation, Maximum 36
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 20
Salinity Tolerance Medium
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -13
Reproduction
Bloom Period Early 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 49000
Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Seedling Vigor Low
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Moderate
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product Yes
Palatable Browse Animal Medium
Palatable Graze Animal Low
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Low
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 10/23/2014 09:23 AM CDT