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Lupinus nootkatensis Donn ex Sims
Nootka lupine
LUNO

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Summer
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid
Bloat High
C:N Ratio Low
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Purple
Flower Conspicuous Yes
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Medium
Fruit/Seed Color
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
Growth Form Bunch
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 2.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Short
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation Low
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity Slight
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils No
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Low
Cold Stratification Required Yes
Drought Tolerance None
Fertility Requirement Medium
Fire Tolerance Medium
Frost Free Days, Minimum 120
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use Medium
pH, Minimum 6.0
pH, Maximum 7.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 2560
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 10240
Precipitation, Minimum 28
Precipitation, Maximum 80
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 12
Salinity Tolerance None
Shade Tolerance Intermediate
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -35
Reproduction
Bloom Period Early Summer
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
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 10333
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor Medium
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Slow
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 Low
Palatable Graze Animal Medium
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential High
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
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