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Marshpepper Knotweed

Marshpepper Knotweed Basics

Grows LikeForb/herb
DurationAnnual
U.S. NativeIntroduced to U.S.
National Wetland Indicator StatusFACW, OBL

Marshpepper Knotweed Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSummer
After Harvest Regrowth RateSlow
AllelopathNo
BloatNone
C:N RatioLow
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousNo
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage Porosity SummerModerate
Foliage Porosity WinterPorous
Foliage TextureMedium
Fruit Seed ColorBlack
Fruit Seed ConspicuousNo
Growth FormSingle Crown
Growth RateRapid
Height Mature feet1.6
Leaf RetentionNo
LifespanShort
Low Growing GrassNo
Resprout AbilityNo
Semi-ErectSemi-Erect
ToxicityNone

Marshpepper Knotweed Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceLow
CaCO3 ToleranceLow
Cold Stratification RequiredNo
Drought ToleranceNone
Frost Free Days (Minimum)120
pH Minimum5
pH Maximum7.5
Precipitation Minimum24
Precipitation Maximum60
Root Depth (Minimum inches)6
Salinity ToleranceNone
Shade ToleranceIntolerant
Shade ToleranceIntolerant
Minimum Temperature (F)52

Marshpepper Knotweed Reproduction

Bloom PeriodLate Spring
Commercial AvailabilityRoutinely Available
Fruit Seed AbundanceHigh
Fruit Seed Period BeginsSummer
Fruit Seed Period EndsFall
Fruit Seed PersistancesNo
Propagated by Bare RootNo
Propagated by BulbsNo
Propagated by ContainerNo
Propagated by CormsNo
Propagated by CuttingsNo
Propagated by SeedYes
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SprigsNo
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed per Pound275000
Seed Spread RateModerate
Seedling VigorHigh
Seedling VigorHigh
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateNone

Marshpepper Knotweed Edibility and Other Uses

Berry/Nut Seed ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Fodder ProductNo
Fuelwood ProductNone
Lumber ProductNo
Naval Store ProductNo
Palatable to a HumanNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Veneer ProductNo
CategoryDicot
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Marshpepper Knotweed

Marshpepper Knotweed grows like a Forb/herb. Marshpepper Knotweed is an Annual. Marshpepper Knotweed is Introduced to U.S.. Marshpepper Knotweed has a National Wetland Indicator Status of: FACW, OBL. Summer is when Marshpepper Knotweed is actively growing. Marshpepper Knotweed has a Slow growth rate after harvest. Marshpepper Knotweed is not an allelopath. Marshpepper Knotweed has a Low C:N Ratio. Marshpepper Knotweed has a coppice potential of No. Marshpepper Knotweed is not fall conspicuous. Marshpepper Knotweed has a Red colored flower. Marshpepper Knotweed has Green colored foliage. In the summertime, Marshpepper Knotweed has a Moderate foliage porosity. In the wintertime, Marshpepper Knotweed has a Porous foliage porosity. Marshpepper Knotweed has a Medium foliage texture. Seeds of Marshpepper Knotweed are Black. Seeds of Marshpepper Knotweed are No conspicuous. Marshpepper Knotweed grows as a Single Crown. The growth rate of Marshpepper Knotweed is Rapid. The mature height of Marshpepper Knotweed is 1.6 feet. The lifespan of Marshpepper Knotweed is Short. The shape and orientation of Marshpepper Knotweed is Semi-Erect. Marshpepper Knotweed is adapted to coarse textured soils. Marshpepper Knotweed is adapted to fine textured soils. Marshpepper Knotweed is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of Marshpepper Knotweed is Low. The CaCO3 tolerance of Marshpepper Knotweed is Low. Marshpepper Knotweed does not require cold stratification. The drought tolerance of Marshpepper Knotweed is None. Marshpepper Knotweed requires a minimum of 120 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of Marshpepper Knotweed is 5. The maximum pH of Marshpepper Knotweed is 7.5. The minimum Precipitation that Marshpepper Knotweed requires is 24. The maximum Precipitation that Marshpepper Knotweed can handle is 60. The minimum root depth of Marshpepper Knotweed is 6 inches. The salininty tolerance of Marshpepper Knotweed is None. The shade tolerance of Marshpepper Knotweed is Intolerant. The shade tolerance of Marshpepper Knotweed is Intolerant. The minimum temperature that Marshpepper Knotweed requires is 52. The bloom period of Marshpepper Knotweed is Late Spring. The commerical availability of Marshpepper Knotweed is Routinely Available. The fruit seed abundance of Marshpepper Knotweed is High. The fruit seed period of Marshpepper Knotweed begins Summer. The fruit seed period of Marshpepper Knotweed ends Fall. The fruit seed persistance of Marshpepper Knotweed is No. Marshpepper Knotweed is not propagated by bare roots. Marshpepper Knotweed is not propagated by bulbs. Marshpepper Knotweed is not propagated by container. Marshpepper Knotweed is not propagated by corms. Marshpepper Knotweed is not propagated by cuttings. Marshpepper Knotweed is propagated by seed. Marshpepper Knotweed is not propagated by sod. Marshpepper Knotweed is not propagated by sprig. Marshpepper Knotweed is not propagated by tubers. Marshpepper Knotweed can generally yield 275000 seeds per pound of seeds. Marshpepper Knotweed has a Moderate seed spread rate. Marshpepper Knotweed has a High seedling vigor. Marshpepper Knotweed has a High seedling vigor. Marshpepper Knotweed does not have a small grain. Marshpepper Knotweed has a None vegatative spread rate. Marshpepper Knotweed does not have a berry/nut seed product. Marshpepper Knotweed is not viable as a Christmas Tree. Marshpepper Knotweed does not make a good fodder product. Marshpepper Knotweed does not make a good fuel wood product. Marshpepper Knotweed does not make a good lumber product. Marshpepper Knotweed does not make a naval store product. Marshpepper Knotweed is not palatable to humans. Marshpepper Knotweed does not make a pulpwood product. Marshpepper Knotweed does not make a veneer product. Marshpepper Knotweed is of the category, Dicot.
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