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Conservation Plant Characteristics

Chamaedaphne calyculata (L.) Moench
leatherleaf
CHCA2

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Medium
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant Yes
Flower Color White
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Yellow-Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Porous
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Fine
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Rhizomatous
Growth Rate Moderate
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 4
Height, Mature (feet) 4.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention Yes
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability Yes
Shape and Orientation Irregular
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance Low
CaCO3 Tolerance Low
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement Low
Fire Tolerance Medium
Frost Free Days, Minimum 110
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 5.0
pH, Maximum 6.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 100
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 400
Precipitation, Minimum 35
Precipitation, Maximum 70
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 8
Salinity Tolerance Low
Shade Tolerance Intermediate
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -28
Reproduction
Bloom Period Early Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance Low
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 Yes
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 96000
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor Medium
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate
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 No
Palatable Browse Animal Medium
Palatable Graze Animal Low
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 04/19/2014 08:53 PM CDT