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Paspalum vaginatum Sw.
seashore paspalum
PAVA

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Summer
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Moderate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Low
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant Yes
Flower Color Green
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Porous
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Medium
Fruit/Seed Color Yellow
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Rhizomatous
Growth Rate Moderate
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 0.1
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
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 High
CaCO3 Tolerance High
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance None
Fertility Requirement Medium
Fire Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 269
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 5.1
pH, Maximum 6.7
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum
Precipitation, Minimum 40
Precipitation, Maximum 60
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 6
Salinity Tolerance Medium
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) 15
Reproduction
Bloom Period Summer
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 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 413000
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 No
Palatable Browse Animal
Palatable Graze Animal Medium
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 

Paspalum vaginatum Sw.
seashore paspalum
PAVA
Cultivar: Tropic Shore

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring, Summer, Fall
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Rapid
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Medium
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant Yes
Flower Color
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Porous
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Medium
Fruit/Seed Color Yellow
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Stoloniferous
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 0.8
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass Yes
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Climbing
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance High
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance None
Fertility Requirement Medium
Fire Tolerance High
Frost Free Days, Minimum 269
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 5.5
pH, Maximum 8.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 4800
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 40000
Precipitation, Minimum 40
Precipitation, Maximum 70
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 10
Salinity Tolerance High
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) 15
Reproduction
Bloom Period
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance
Fruit/Seed Period Begin
Fruit/Seed Period End
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 No
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs Yes
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound
Seed Spread Rate None
Seedling Vigor
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 No
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal Medium
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Low
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 04/17/2014 06:43 AM MDT