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Calliandra calothyrsus

Common Name(s): Red calliandra
Family: Fabaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 240 to 300 (days)
Abs.Max=93° (F)    Opt.Max=86° (F)
Opt.Min=72° (F)    Abs.Min=64° (F)
Precipitation: 79 to 157 (in.)
Winter Minimum:
Soil pH: 5 to 6
Soil Texture/Type: Light to medium textured soils
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Short day
Light Intensity: Bright to cloud
Wide range of soils types including tiles and bricks. North to wet forest life zone.
Crop not found in disease search.
Material - fiber, Animal Food - fodder, Environ. - soil improver, Environ. - erosion control, Environ. - agroforest, Fuel - fuelwood
Tropical-rainy, subtropical
Geographical Origin:
Central Mexico, Mesoamerica
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