APACHE PLUME

APACHE PLUME GROWS BEST IN

APACHE PLUME suitable for counties:
UTAH: Emery, Garfield, Iron, Kane, San Juan, Washington, Wayne
ARIZONA: Cochise, Coconino, Graham, Greenlee, Maricopa, Mohave, Navajo, Pima, Yavapai
COLORADO: Alamosa, Costilla, Douglas, Pueblo
CALIFORNIA: Inyo, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino
NEVADA: Clark, Lincoln, Nye
NEW MEXICO: Bernalillo, Chaves, Cibola, Colfax, Dona Ana, Eddy, Grant, Lincoln, Los Alamos, McKinley, Mora, Otero, Rio Arriba, Roosevelt, Sandoval, Santa Fe, Sierra, Socorro, Torrance, Valencia
TEXAS: Brewster, Culberson, Edwards, El Paso, Ellis, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, Kinney, Pecos, Presidio, Reeves, Terrell, Upton, Val Verde, Zavala
OKLAHOMA: Cimarron

Apache plume belongs to family of rosaceae plants, its species name is paradoxa. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Apache plume has yellow-green foliage and bears purple colored flowers. Apache plume booms in late spring.The plant grows in irregular form with multiple stems. Apache plume is a fast growing plant, a mature Apache plume can grow up to 6.0 feet. This plant is highly tolerant to draught conditions.

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : Purple
Foliage Color : Yellow-Green Growth Form : Multiple Stem
Growth Rate : Rapid Height, Mature (feet) : 6.0
Drought Tolerance : High Frost Free Days, Minimum : 160
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -23 Palatable Human : No
Bloom Period : Late Spring
SHOW ALL PLANT CHARACTERSTICS

Reproduction

Bloom Period : Late Spring Commercial Availability : Field Collections Only
Fruit/Seed Abundance : High Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End : Summer Fruit/Seed Persistence : Yes
Propogated by Bare Root : Yes Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : Yes Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : Yes Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 480000
Seed Spread Rate : Moderate Seedling Vigor : High
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : Slow

Use

Berry/Nut/Seed Product : No Christmas Tree Product : No
Fodder Product : No Fuelwood Product : - -
Lumber Product : No Naval Store Product : No
Nursery Stock Product : Yes Palatable Browse Animal : High
Palatable Graze Animal : Medium Palatable Human : No
Post Product : No Protein Potential : Low
Pulpwood Product : No Veneer Product : No

Physiology

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer After Harvest Regrowth Rate : - -
Bloat : None C:N Ratio : High
Coppice Potential : Yes Fall Conspicuous : No
Fire Resistance : Yes Flower Color : Purple
Flower Conspicuous : Yes Foliage Color : Yellow-Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Moderate Foliage Porosity Winter : Moderate
Foliage Texture : Fine Fruit Color : Brown
Fruit Conspicuous : Yes Growth Form : Multiple Stem
Growth Rate : Rapid Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 6
Height, Mature (feet) : 6.0 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : Yes Lifespan : Moderate
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : Yes Shape and Orientation : Irregular
Toxicity : None

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : Yes Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : No Anaerobic Tolerance : None
CaCO3 Tolerance : High Cold Stratification Required : No
Drought Tolerance : High Fertility Requirement : Low
Fire Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 160
Hedge Tolerance : None Moisture Use : Low
pH (Minimum) : 7.0 pH (Maximum) : 8.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 170 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 300
Precipitation (Minimum) : 20 Precipitation (Maximum) : 20
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 10 Salinity Tolerance : Medium
Shade Tolerance : Intolerant Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -23

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Gary A. Monroe. United States, NV, Washoe Co., Garden. July 4, 2003.
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Margaret Williams. Courtesy of Nevada Native Plant Society. Nevada Native Plant Society.
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Courtesy of USDA Forest Service.
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Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory. United States, NV.
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G.A. Cooper. Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution, Department of Systematic Biology-Botany. United States, AZ, Wupatki National Monomeunt.
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G.A. Cooper. Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution, Department of Systematic Biology-Botany. United States, AZ, Wupatki National Monomeunt.
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G.A. Cooper. Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution, Department of Systematic Biology-Botany. United States, AZ, Wupatki National Monomeunt.
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G.A. Cooper. Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution, Department of Systematic Biology-Botany. United States, TX, Big Bend National Park, Window Trail.
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G.A. Cooper. Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution, Department of Systematic Biology-Botany. United States, TX, Big Bend National Park, Window Trail.
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Patrick J. Alexander. Provided by Patrick J. Alexander.
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Patrick J. Alexander. Provided by Patrick J. Alexander.
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Margaret Williams. Nevada Native Plant Society. Courtesy of Nevada Native Plant Society. United States, CA.
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Suzanne Foster. Courtesy of USDA Forest Service.

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