Data about <i>Morinda citrifolia</i>

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Distribution

 
introduced range includes
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Hawaii, USA
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
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Lower 48 United States of America
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
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Puerto Rico
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
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U. S. Virgin Islands
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
geographic distribution
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Asia - Burma
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Asia - Cambodia
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Asia - China - Guangdong
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Asia - China - Hainan
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Asia - China - Taiwan
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Asia - India
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Asia - Indonesia
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Asia - Japan - Okinawa
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Asia - Malaysia
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Asia - Papua New Guinea
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Asia - Philippines
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Asia - Sri Lanka
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Asia - Thailand
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Asia - Vietnam
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Mesoamerica - Belize
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Mesoamerica - Costa Rica
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Mesoamerica - Honduras
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Mesoamerica - Honduras - Islas de la Bahía
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Mesoamerica - Mexico - Quintana Roo
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Mesoamerica - Nicaragua
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Mesoamerica - Panama
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Mesoamerica - Panama - Bocas del Toro
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Mesoamerica - Panama - Canal Area
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Mesoamerica - Panama - Colón
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Mesoamerica - Panama - San Blas
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Florida
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Oceania - Australia
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Oceania - Solomon Isl
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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South America - Colombia - Antioquia
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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South America - Guyana
Missouri Botanical Garden  
 
latitude min
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22.6 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
latitude max
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22.6 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
longitude min
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69.5 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
longitude max
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69.5 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  

Physical Description

 
flower color
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white
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
leaf color
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green
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
plant height median
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20 ft mature
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
plant height max
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20 ft base age
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fruit or seed color
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yellow
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
wood density
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0.54 g/cm³
Global Wood Density Database  
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0.72 g/cm³
Global Wood Density Database  
 
growth habit
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shrub
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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shrub
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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shrub
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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shrub
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
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shrub
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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shrub
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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shrub
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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shrub
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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shrub
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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shrub
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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shrub
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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shrub
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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shrub
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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subshrub
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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subshrub
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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subshrub
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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tree
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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tree
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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tree
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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tree
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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tree
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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tree
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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tree
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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tree
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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tree
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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tree
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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tree
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
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tree
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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tree
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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tree
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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tree
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
 
shape
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erect
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
primary growth form
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single stem
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
carbon-to-nitrogen ratio
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low (<23)
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foliage texture
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rough
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Ecology

 
frost free days min
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365 days
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
precipitation tolerance min
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35 inch
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
precipitation tolerance max
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100 inch
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soil depth min
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24 inch
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
low temperature tolerance min
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36 degrees Fahrenheit
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
habitat
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beach
Environments - EOL project  
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coast
Environments - EOL project  
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mangrove swamp
Environments - EOL project  
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scrubland
Environments - EOL project  
 
habitat includes
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non-marine
IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  
 
wetland indicator status (NWPL)
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facultative upland
National Wetland Plant List  
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facultative upland
National Wetland Plant List  
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upland
National Wetland Plant List  
 
fire resistance
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is not fire resistant
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
allelopathic effect
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no known allelopathy
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soil requirements
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adapted to coarse textured soils
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adapted to fine textured soils
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adapted to medium textured soils
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anaerobic soil tolerance
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none
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drought tolerance
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medium (normal)
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calcareous soil tolerance
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medium (normal)
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moisture use
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medium
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salt tolerance
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none
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shade tolerance
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medium (normal)
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Life History and Behavior

 
life cycle habit
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perennial
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shedability
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evergreen
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bloom period
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spring
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active growth period
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year round
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growth rate
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moderate
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life span
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high life span
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grass growth type
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not a low growing grass
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resprout ability after clipping
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will resprout
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germination requirements
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cold stratification not required
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fire tolerance
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medium (normal)
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fruit/seed abundance
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medium
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seed period end
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summer
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seed period begin
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spring
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fruit/seed persistence
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fruit/seed is not persistent
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seeds per pound average
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30,200
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seed spread rate
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slow
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seedling survival
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medium
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vegetative spread rate
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none
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Physiology and Cell Biology

 
soil pH min
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5.5
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
soil pH max
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7
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
nitrogen fixation
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high (>160 lb N/acre/year)
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primary macronutrient requirements
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medium
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Conservation

 
extinction status
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extant
IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

 
livestock bloat potential
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none
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horticulture
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flower is not conspicuous
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fruit/seed is conspicuous
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is not fall conspicuous
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not suitable for the coppice method of silviculture
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foliage porosity winter
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dense (low porosity)
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foliage porosity summer
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dense (low porosity)
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human/livestock toxicity
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none
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hedge tolerance
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medium (normal)
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planting density min
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400 per acre
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planting density max
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600 per acre
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commercial availability
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routinely available
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plant propagation method
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not propogated by bulbs
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not propogated by corms
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not propogated by cuttings
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not propogated by sod
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not propogated by sprigs
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not propogated by tubers
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propogated by bare root
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propogated by container
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propogated by seed
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grain type
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is not a small grain
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uses
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no berries, nuts, seeds, or fruits palatable to humans
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not suitable as Christmas tree product
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not suitable as lumber product
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not suitable as post product
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not suitable as pulpwood product
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not suitable as veneer product
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not suitable for naval store products
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not used as fodder product
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suitable as berry/nut/seed product
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suitable as nursery stock product
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