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Prostrate Ceanothus

Prostrate Ceanothus Basics

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

Prostrate Ceanothus Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSpring and Summer
AllelopathNo
BloatNone
C:N RatioHigh
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousNo
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorDark Green
Foliage Porosity SummerPorous
Foliage Porosity WinterPorous
Foliage TextureCoarse
Fruit Seed ColorRed
Fruit Seed ConspicuousNo
Growth FormThicket Forming
Growth RateSlow
Height at 20 Years (Maximum feet)0
Height Mature feet.5
Leaf RetentionYes
LifespanLong
Low Growing GrassNo
Nitrogen FixationLow
Resprout AbilityYes
ProstrateProstrate
ToxicityNone

Prostrate Ceanothus 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)120
pH Minimum7.1
pH Maximum8.5
Planting Density per Acre (Minimum)1746
Planting Density per Acre (Maximum)10912
Precipitation Minimum16
Precipitation Maximum40
Root Depth (Minimum inches)14
Salinity ToleranceLow
Shade ToleranceTolerant
Shade ToleranceTolerant
Minimum Temperature (F)-23

Prostrate Ceanothus Reproduction

Bloom PeriodEarly Spring
Commercial AvailabilityRoutinely Available
Fruit Seed AbundanceLow
Fruit Seed Period BeginsSpring
Fruit Seed Period EndsSummer
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 Pound41000
Seed Spread RateSlow
Seedling VigorLow
Seedling VigorLow
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateModerate

Prostrate Ceanothus 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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Prostrate Ceanothus

Prostrate Ceanothus grows like a Shrub, Subshrub. Prostrate Ceanothus is an Perennial. Prostrate Ceanothus is Native to U.S.. Spring and Summer is when Prostrate Ceanothus is actively growing. Prostrate Ceanothus is not an allelopath. Prostrate Ceanothus has a High C:N Ratio. Prostrate Ceanothus has a coppice potential of No. Prostrate Ceanothus is not fall conspicuous. Prostrate Ceanothus has a Purple colored flower. Prostrate Ceanothus has Dark Green colored foliage. In the summertime, Prostrate Ceanothus has a Porous foliage porosity. In the wintertime, Prostrate Ceanothus has a Porous foliage porosity. Prostrate Ceanothus has a Coarse foliage texture. Seeds of Prostrate Ceanothus are Red. Seeds of Prostrate Ceanothus are No conspicuous. Prostrate Ceanothus grows as a Thicket Forming. The growth rate of Prostrate Ceanothus is Slow. The maximum height of Prostrate Ceanothus at 20 years is 0 feet. The mature height of Prostrate Ceanothus is .5 feet. The lifespan of Prostrate Ceanothus is Long. The shape and orientation of Prostrate Ceanothus is Prostrate. Prostrate Ceanothus is adapted to coarse textured soils. Prostrate Ceanothus is not adapted to fine textured soils. Prostrate Ceanothus is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of Prostrate Ceanothus is None. The CaCO3 tolerance of Prostrate Ceanothus is Medium. Prostrate Ceanothus requires cold stratification. The drought tolerance of Prostrate Ceanothus is High. Prostrate Ceanothus requires a minimum of 120 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of Prostrate Ceanothus is 7.1. The maximum pH of Prostrate Ceanothus is 8.5. The minimum planting density per acre of Prostrate Ceanothus is 1746. The maximum planting density per acre of Prostrate Ceanothus is 10912. The minimum Precipitation that Prostrate Ceanothus requires is 16. The maximum Precipitation that Prostrate Ceanothus can handle is 40. The minimum root depth of Prostrate Ceanothus is 14 inches. The salininty tolerance of Prostrate Ceanothus is Low. The shade tolerance of Prostrate Ceanothus is Tolerant. The shade tolerance of Prostrate Ceanothus is Tolerant. The minimum temperature that Prostrate Ceanothus requires is -23. The bloom period of Prostrate Ceanothus is Early Spring. The commerical availability of Prostrate Ceanothus is Routinely Available. The fruit seed abundance of Prostrate Ceanothus is Low. The fruit seed period of Prostrate Ceanothus begins Spring. The fruit seed period of Prostrate Ceanothus ends Summer. The fruit seed persistance of Prostrate Ceanothus is No. Prostrate Ceanothus is propagated by bare roots. Prostrate Ceanothus is propagated by bulbs. Prostrate Ceanothus is propagated by container. Prostrate Ceanothus is not propagated by corms. Prostrate Ceanothus is propagated by cuttings. Prostrate Ceanothus is propagated by seed. Prostrate Ceanothus is not propagated by sod. Prostrate Ceanothus is not propagated by sprig. Prostrate Ceanothus is not propagated by tubers. Prostrate Ceanothus can generally yield 41000 seeds per pound of seeds. Prostrate Ceanothus has a Slow seed spread rate. Prostrate Ceanothus has a Low seedling vigor. Prostrate Ceanothus has a Low seedling vigor. Prostrate Ceanothus does not have a small grain. Prostrate Ceanothus has a Moderate vegatative spread rate. Prostrate Ceanothus does not have a berry/nut seed product. Prostrate Ceanothus is not viable as a Christmas Tree. Prostrate Ceanothus does not make a good fodder product. Prostrate Ceanothus does not make a good fuel wood product. Prostrate Ceanothus does not make a good lumber product. Prostrate Ceanothus does not make a naval store product. Prostrate Ceanothus is not palatable to browse animals. Prostrate Ceanothus is not palatable to grazing animals. Prostrate Ceanothus is not palatable to humans. Prostrate Ceanothus does not make a pulpwood product. Prostrate Ceanothus does not make a veneer product. Prostrate Ceanothus is of the category, Dicot.
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