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Kinnikinnick

Kinnikinnick Basics

Grows LikeSubshrub, Shrub
DurationPerennial
U.S. NativeNative to U.S.
National Wetland Indicator StatusUPL, FACU

Kinnikinnick Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSpring and Summer
AllelopathYes
BloatNone
C:N RatioHigh
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousYes
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorDark Green
Foliage Porosity SummerPorous
Foliage Porosity WinterPorous
Foliage TextureCoarse
Fruit Seed ColorRed
Fruit Seed ConspicuousYes
Growth FormMultiple Stem
Growth RateModerate
Height Mature feet.5
Leaf RetentionYes
LifespanLong
Low Growing GrassNo
Resprout AbilityNo
ProstrateProstrate
ToxicityNone

Kinnikinnick Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsNo
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceNone
CaCO3 ToleranceMedium
Cold Stratification RequiredYes
Drought ToleranceHigh
Frost Free Days (Minimum)140
pH Minimum5.5
pH Maximum8
Planting Density per Acre (Minimum)1746
Planting Density per Acre (Maximum)10912
Precipitation Minimum14
Precipitation Maximum45
Root Depth (Minimum inches)10
Salinity ToleranceMedium
Shade ToleranceIntermediate
Shade ToleranceIntermediate
Minimum Temperature (F)-33

Kinnikinnick Reproduction

Bloom PeriodLate Spring
Commercial AvailabilityRoutinely Available
Fruit Seed AbundanceMedium
Fruit Seed Period BeginsSummer
Fruit Seed Period EndsFall
Fruit Seed PersistancesYes
Propagated by Bare RootYes
Propagated by BulbsNo
Propagated by ContainerYes
Propagated by CormsNo
Propagated by CuttingsYes
Propagated by SeedNo
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SprigsNo
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed per Pound42400
Seed Spread RateSlow
Seedling VigorLow
Seedling VigorLow
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateModerate

Kinnikinnick Edibility and Other Uses

Berry/Nut Seed ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Fodder ProductNo
Fuelwood ProductNone
Lumber ProductNo
Naval Store ProductNo
Palatable to a Browse AnimalLow
Palatable to a Grazing AnimalLow
Palatable to a HumanNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Veneer ProductNo
CategoryDicot
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Kinnikinnick

Kinnikinnick grows like a Subshrub, Shrub. Kinnikinnick is an Perennial. Kinnikinnick is Native to U.S.. Kinnikinnick has a National Wetland Indicator Status of: UPL, FACU. Spring and Summer is when Kinnikinnick is actively growing. Kinnikinnick is an allelopath. Kinnikinnick has a High C:N Ratio. Kinnikinnick has a coppice potential of No. Kinnikinnick is fall conspicuous. Kinnikinnick has a Purple colored flower. Kinnikinnick has Dark Green colored foliage. In the summertime, Kinnikinnick has a Porous foliage porosity. In the wintertime, Kinnikinnick has a Porous foliage porosity. Kinnikinnick has a Coarse foliage texture. Seeds of Kinnikinnick are Red. Seeds of Kinnikinnick are Yes conspicuous. Kinnikinnick grows as a Multiple Stem. The growth rate of Kinnikinnick is Moderate. The mature height of Kinnikinnick is .5 feet. The lifespan of Kinnikinnick is Long. The shape and orientation of Kinnikinnick is Prostrate. Kinnikinnick is adapted to coarse textured soils. Kinnikinnick is not adapted to fine textured soils. Kinnikinnick is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of Kinnikinnick is None. The CaCO3 tolerance of Kinnikinnick is Medium. Kinnikinnick requires cold stratification. The drought tolerance of Kinnikinnick is High. Kinnikinnick requires a minimum of 140 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of Kinnikinnick is 5.5. The maximum pH of Kinnikinnick is 8. The minimum planting density per acre of Kinnikinnick is 1746. The maximum planting density per acre of Kinnikinnick is 10912. The minimum Precipitation that Kinnikinnick requires is 14. The maximum Precipitation that Kinnikinnick can handle is 45. The minimum root depth of Kinnikinnick is 10 inches. The salininty tolerance of Kinnikinnick is Medium. The shade tolerance of Kinnikinnick is Intermediate. The shade tolerance of Kinnikinnick is Intermediate. The minimum temperature that Kinnikinnick requires is -33. The bloom period of Kinnikinnick is Late Spring. The commerical availability of Kinnikinnick is Routinely Available. The fruit seed abundance of Kinnikinnick is Medium. The fruit seed period of Kinnikinnick begins Summer. The fruit seed period of Kinnikinnick ends Fall. The fruit seed persistance of Kinnikinnick is Yes. Kinnikinnick is propagated by bare roots. Kinnikinnick is propagated by bulbs. Kinnikinnick is propagated by container. Kinnikinnick is not propagated by corms. Kinnikinnick is propagated by cuttings. Kinnikinnick is not propagated by seed. Kinnikinnick is not propagated by sod. Kinnikinnick is not propagated by sprig. Kinnikinnick is not propagated by tubers. Kinnikinnick can generally yield 42400 seeds per pound of seeds. Kinnikinnick has a Slow seed spread rate. Kinnikinnick has a Low seedling vigor. Kinnikinnick has a Low seedling vigor. Kinnikinnick does not have a small grain. Kinnikinnick has a Moderate vegatative spread rate. Kinnikinnick does not have a berry/nut seed product. Kinnikinnick is not viable as a Christmas Tree. Kinnikinnick does not make a good fodder product. Kinnikinnick does not make a good fuel wood product. Kinnikinnick does not make a good lumber product. Kinnikinnick does not make a naval store product. Kinnikinnick is not palatable to browse animals. Kinnikinnick is not palatable to grazing animals. Kinnikinnick is not palatable to humans. Kinnikinnick does not make a pulpwood product. Kinnikinnick does not make a veneer product. Kinnikinnick is of the category, Dicot.
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