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Conservation Plant Characteristics

Parthenocissus quinquefolia (L.) Planch.
Virginia creeper
PAQU2

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio High
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous Yes
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer
Foliage Porosity Winter
Foliage Texture Coarse
Fruit/Seed Color Blue
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Stoloniferous
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 1.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability Yes
Shape and Orientation Prostrate
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
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 130
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use Low
pH, Minimum 5.0
pH, Maximum 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 2700
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 19000
Precipitation, Minimum 32
Precipitation, Maximum 60
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 16
Salinity Tolerance Medium
Shade Tolerance Intermediate
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -28
Reproduction
Bloom Period Late Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance Low
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring
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 18367
Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Seedling Vigor Medium
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Rapid
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: 10/01/2014 08:24 PM MDT