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Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray)

Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) Basics

Grows LikeShrub
DurationPerennial
U.S. NativeNative to U.S.

Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSpring and Summer
AllelopathNo
BloatNone
C:N RatioMedium
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousNo
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorGray-Green
Foliage Porosity SummerModerate
Foliage Porosity WinterPorous
Foliage TextureCoarse
Fruit Seed ColorBrown
Fruit Seed ConspicuousYes
Growth FormMultiple Stem
Growth RateModerate
Height at 20 Years (Maximum feet)7
Height Mature feet7
Leaf RetentionYes
LifespanModerate
Low Growing GrassNo
Nitrogen FixationLow
Resprout AbilityYes
ErectErect
ToxicityNone

Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceNone
CaCO3 ToleranceHigh
Cold Stratification RequiredYes
Drought ToleranceHigh
Frost Free Days (Minimum)270
pH Minimum6.2
pH Maximum8.5
Planting Density per Acre (Minimum)120
Planting Density per Acre (Maximum)120
Precipitation Minimum11
Precipitation Maximum40
Root Depth (Minimum inches)12
Salinity ToleranceLow
Shade ToleranceIntolerant
Shade ToleranceIntolerant
Minimum Temperature (F)-13

Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) Reproduction

Bloom PeriodEarly Spring
Commercial AvailabilityField Collections Only
Fruit Seed AbundanceMedium
Fruit Seed Period BeginsSpring
Fruit Seed Period EndsSpring
Fruit Seed PersistancesNo
Propagated by Bare RootYes
Propagated by BulbsNo
Propagated by ContainerYes
Propagated by CormsNo
Propagated by CuttingsYes
Propagated by SeedYes
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SprigsNo
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed per Pound23000
Seed Spread RateRapid
Seedling VigorMedium
Seedling VigorMedium
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateNone

Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) Edibility and Other Uses

Berry/Nut Seed ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Fodder ProductNo
Fuelwood ProductNone
Lumber ProductNo
Naval Store ProductNo
Palatable to a Browse AnimalMedium
Palatable to a Grazing AnimalMedium
Palatable to a HumanNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Veneer ProductNo
CategoryDicot
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Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray)

Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) grows like a Shrub. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is an Perennial. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is Native to U.S.. Spring and Summer is when Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is actively growing. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is not an allelopath. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) has a Medium C:N Ratio. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) has a coppice potential of No. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is not fall conspicuous. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) has a Blue colored flower. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) has Gray-Green colored foliage. In the summertime, Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) has a Moderate foliage porosity. In the wintertime, Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) has a Porous foliage porosity. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) has a Coarse foliage texture. Seeds of Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) are Brown. Seeds of Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) are Yes conspicuous. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) grows as a Multiple Stem. The growth rate of Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is Moderate. The maximum height of Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) at 20 years is 7 feet. The mature height of Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is 7 feet. The lifespan of Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is Moderate. The shape and orientation of Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is Erect. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is adapted to coarse textured soils. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is adapted to fine textured soils. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is None. The CaCO3 tolerance of Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is High. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) requires cold stratification. The drought tolerance of Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is High. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) requires a minimum of 270 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is 6.2. The maximum pH of Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is 8.5. The minimum planting density per acre of Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is 120. The maximum planting density per acre of Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is 120. The minimum Precipitation that Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) requires is 11. The maximum Precipitation that Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) can handle is 40. The minimum root depth of Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is 12 inches. The salininty tolerance of Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is Low. The shade tolerance of Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is Intolerant. The shade tolerance of Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is Intolerant. The minimum temperature that Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) requires is -13. The bloom period of Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is Early Spring. The commerical availability of Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is Field Collections Only. The fruit seed abundance of Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is Medium. The fruit seed period of Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) begins Spring. The fruit seed period of Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) ends Spring. The fruit seed persistance of Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is No. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is propagated by bare roots. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is propagated by bulbs. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is propagated by container. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is not propagated by corms. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is propagated by cuttings. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is propagated by seed. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is not propagated by sod. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is not propagated by sprig. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is not propagated by tubers. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) can generally yield 23000 seeds per pound of seeds. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) has a Rapid seed spread rate. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) has a Medium seedling vigor. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) has a Medium seedling vigor. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) does not have a small grain. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) has a None vegatative spread rate. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) does not have a berry/nut seed product. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is not viable as a Christmas Tree. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) does not make a good fodder product. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) does not make a good fuel wood product. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) does not make a good lumber product. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) does not make a naval store product. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is not palatable to browse animals. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is not palatable to grazing animals. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is not palatable to humans. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) does not make a pulpwood product. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) does not make a veneer product. Desert Ceanothus (Ceanothus Greggii Gray) is of the category, Dicot.
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