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Princesstree

Princesstree Basics

Grows LikeTree
DurationPerennial
U.S. NativeIntroduced to U.S.
PLANTS Invasive StatusSEEPPC
National Wetland Indicator StatusUPL, FACU

Princesstree Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSpring and Summer
AllelopathNo
BloatNone
C:N RatioHigh
Coppice PotentialYes
Fall ConspicuousYes
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage Porosity SummerDense
Foliage Porosity WinterPorous
Foliage TextureCoarse
Fruit Seed ColorBrown
Fruit Seed ConspicuousYes
Growth FormSingle Crown
Growth RateRapid
Height at 20 Years (Maximum feet)60
Height Mature feet70
Leaf RetentionNo
LifespanModerate
Low Growing GrassNo
Resprout AbilityYes
IrregularIrregular
ToxicityNone

Princesstree Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsNo
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceNone
CaCO3 ToleranceLow
Cold Stratification RequiredNo
Drought ToleranceMedium
Frost Free Days (Minimum)180
pH Minimum4.5
pH Maximum7.5
Planting Density per Acre (Minimum)400
Planting Density per Acre (Maximum)800
Precipitation Minimum30
Precipitation Maximum55
Root Depth (Minimum inches)36
Salinity ToleranceNone
Shade ToleranceIntolerant
Shade ToleranceIntolerant
Minimum Temperature (F)-8

Princesstree Reproduction

Bloom PeriodMid Spring
Commercial AvailabilityRoutinely Available
Fruit Seed AbundanceLow
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 SeedYes
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SprigsNo
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed per Pound2820000
Seed Spread RateSlow
Seedling VigorHigh
Seedling VigorHigh
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateNone

Princesstree Edibility and Other Uses

Berry/Nut Seed ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Fodder ProductNo
Fuelwood ProductMedium
Lumber ProductYes
Naval Store ProductYes
Palatable to a HumanNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Veneer ProductNo
CategoryDicot
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Princesstree

Princesstree grows like a Tree. Princesstree is an Perennial. Princesstree is Introduced to U.S.. Princesstree has a PLANTS Invasive Status of: SEEPPC. Princesstree has a National Wetland Indicator Status of: UPL, FACU. Spring and Summer is when Princesstree is actively growing. Princesstree is not an allelopath. Princesstree has a High C:N Ratio. Princesstree has a coppice potential of Yes. Princesstree is fall conspicuous. Princesstree has a Purple colored flower. Princesstree has Green colored foliage. In the summertime, Princesstree has a Dense foliage porosity. In the wintertime, Princesstree has a Porous foliage porosity. Princesstree has a Coarse foliage texture. Seeds of Princesstree are Brown. Seeds of Princesstree are Yes conspicuous. Princesstree grows as a Single Crown. The growth rate of Princesstree is Rapid. The maximum height of Princesstree at 20 years is 60 feet. The mature height of Princesstree is 70 feet. The lifespan of Princesstree is Moderate. The shape and orientation of Princesstree is Irregular. Princesstree is adapted to coarse textured soils. Princesstree is not adapted to fine textured soils. Princesstree is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of Princesstree is None. The CaCO3 tolerance of Princesstree is Low. Princesstree does not require cold stratification. The drought tolerance of Princesstree is Medium. Princesstree requires a minimum of 180 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of Princesstree is 4.5. The maximum pH of Princesstree is 7.5. The minimum planting density per acre of Princesstree is 400. The maximum planting density per acre of Princesstree is 800. The minimum Precipitation that Princesstree requires is 30. The maximum Precipitation that Princesstree can handle is 55. The minimum root depth of Princesstree is 36 inches. The salininty tolerance of Princesstree is None. The shade tolerance of Princesstree is Intolerant. The shade tolerance of Princesstree is Intolerant. The minimum temperature that Princesstree requires is -8. The bloom period of Princesstree is Mid Spring. The commerical availability of Princesstree is Routinely Available. The fruit seed abundance of Princesstree is Low. The fruit seed period of Princesstree begins Summer. The fruit seed period of Princesstree ends Fall. The fruit seed persistance of Princesstree is Yes. Princesstree is propagated by bare roots. Princesstree is propagated by bulbs. Princesstree is propagated by container. Princesstree is not propagated by corms. Princesstree is propagated by cuttings. Princesstree is propagated by seed. Princesstree is not propagated by sod. Princesstree is not propagated by sprig. Princesstree is not propagated by tubers. Princesstree can generally yield 2820000 seeds per pound of seeds. Princesstree has a Slow seed spread rate. Princesstree has a High seedling vigor. Princesstree has a High seedling vigor. Princesstree does not have a small grain. Princesstree has a None vegatative spread rate. Princesstree does not have a berry/nut seed product. Princesstree is not viable as a Christmas Tree. Princesstree does not make a good fodder product. Princesstree does not make a good fuel wood product. Princesstree makes a good lumber product. Princesstree makes a good naval store product. Princesstree is not palatable to humans. Princesstree does not make a pulpwood product. Princesstree does not make a veneer product. Princesstree is of the category, Dicot.
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