LONGLEAF JOINTFIR

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LONGLEAF JOINTFIR suitable for counties:
ARIZONA: Cochise, Gila, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz, Maricopa, Mohave, Pima, Santa Cruz, Yavapai, Yuma
NEW MEXICO: Chaves, Dona Ana, Luna, Sierra, Socorro
CALIFORNIA: Imperial, Inyo, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego
TEXAS: Brewster, Culberson, El Paso, Ellis, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, Loving, Pecos, Presidio, Reeves, Ward

Longleaf jointfir belongs to family of ephedraceae plants, its species name is trifurca. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Longleaf jointfir has green foliage and bears yellow colored flowers. Longleaf jointfir booms in spring.The plant grows in erect form with multiple stems. Longleaf jointfir is a moderately growing plant, a mature Longleaf jointfir can grow up to 15 feet.

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : Yellow
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Multiple Stem
Growth Rate : Moderate Height, Mature (feet) : 15
Drought Tolerance : None Frost Free Days, Minimum : 250
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -13 Palatable Human : Yes
Bloom Period : Spring
SHOW ALL PLANT CHARACTERSTICS

Reproduction

Bloom Period : Spring Commercial Availability : No Known Source
Fruit/Seed Abundance : Medium Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End : Fall 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 : 60000
Seed Spread Rate : Moderate Seedling Vigor : Low
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 : No Palatable Browse Animal : High
Palatable Graze Animal : Low Palatable Human : Yes
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 : No Fall Conspicuous : No
Fire Resistance : Yes Flower Color : Yellow
Flower Conspicuous : Yes Foliage Color : Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Porous Foliage Porosity Winter : Porous
Foliage Texture : Fine Fruit Color : Brown
Fruit Conspicuous : Yes Growth Form : Multiple Stem
Growth Rate : Moderate Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 6
Height, Mature (feet) : 15 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : Yes Lifespan : Moderate
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : No Shape and Orientation : Erect
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 : None Fertility Requirement : Low
Fire Tolerance : None Frost Free Days, Minimum : 250
Hedge Tolerance : High Moisture Use : Low
pH (Minimum) : 7.5 pH (Maximum) : 9.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 1200 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 2700
Precipitation (Minimum) : 11 Precipitation (Maximum) : 11
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 6 Salinity Tolerance : High
Shade Tolerance : Intolerant Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -13

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