SICKLE SALTBUSH

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SICKLE SALTBUSH suitable for counties:
CALIFORNIA: Lassen, Modoc
IDAHO: Ada, Bingham, Butte, Cassia, Custer, Gooding, Jefferson, Lemhi, Owyhee, Payette, Twin Falls
MONTANA: All counties
NEVADA: Elko, Eureka, Humboldt, Lander, Washoe
OREGON: Harney, Lake, Malheur, Wheeler
UTAH: Box Elder, Iron, Juab, Millard, Rich, Tooele
WASHINGTON: Douglas, Grant
WYOMING: Uinta

Sickle saltbush belongs to family of chenopodiaceae plants, its species name is falcata. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Sickle saltbush has gray-green foliage and bears yellow colored flowers. Sickle saltbush booms in fall.The plant grows in semi-erect form with single stem. Sickle saltbush is a slow growing plant, a mature Sickle saltbush can grow up to 2.0 feet. This plant is highly tolerant to draught conditions.

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : Yellow
Foliage Color : Gray-Green Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Slow Height, Mature (feet) : 2.0
Drought Tolerance : High Frost Free Days, Minimum : 100
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -38 Palatable Human : No
Bloom Period : Fall
SHOW ALL PLANT CHARACTERSTICS

Reproduction

Bloom Period : Fall Commercial Availability : No Known Source
Fruit/Seed Abundance : Medium Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Fall
Fruit/Seed Period End : Fall Fruit/Seed Persistence : No
Propogated by Bare Root : Yes Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : Yes Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : No Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 114000
Seed Spread Rate : Slow Seedling Vigor : Medium
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : None

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 : No Palatable Browse Animal : High
Palatable Graze Animal : High Palatable Human : No
Post Product : No Protein Potential : High
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 : No Fall Conspicuous : No
Fire Resistance : No Flower Color : Yellow
Flower Conspicuous : No Foliage Color : Gray-Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Dense Foliage Porosity Winter : Moderate
Foliage Texture : Coarse Fruit Color : Brown
Fruit Conspicuous : No Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Slow Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 2
Height, Mature (feet) : 2.0 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : No Lifespan : Long
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : Yes Shape and Orientation : Semi-Erect
Toxicity : Slight

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : Yes Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : Yes Anaerobic Tolerance : None
CaCO3 Tolerance : High Cold Stratification Required : No
Drought Tolerance : High Fertility Requirement : Low
Fire Tolerance : High Frost Free Days, Minimum : 100
Hedge Tolerance : Low Moisture Use : Low
pH (Minimum) : 6.6 pH (Maximum) : 9.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 700 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 2700
Precipitation (Minimum) : 12 Precipitation (Maximum) : 12
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 20 Salinity Tolerance : High
Shade Tolerance : Intermediate Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -38

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