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Viburnum edule (Michx.) Raf.
squashberry
VIED

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio High
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous Yes
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color White
Flower Conspicuous Yes
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer
Foliage Porosity Winter
Foliage Texture Coarse
Fruit/Seed Color Red
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
Growth Form Thicket Forming
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 12
Height, Mature (feet) 2.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Short
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability Yes
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity Slight
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
Cold Stratification Required Yes
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement Medium
Fire Tolerance Medium
Frost Free Days, Minimum 120
Hedge Tolerance Low
Moisture Use
pH, Minimum 5.0
pH, Maximum 7.3
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 320
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 1280
Precipitation, Minimum 8
Precipitation, Maximum 180
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 12
Salinity Tolerance Low
Shade Tolerance Tolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -62
Reproduction
Bloom Period Late Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall
Fruit/Seed Persistence Yes
Propagated by Bare Root No
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 Yes
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 8023
Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Seedling Vigor Medium
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Moderate
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product Yes
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 Yes
Post Product No
Protein Potential
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 12/22/2014 11:05 AM CST