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Cannabis sativa subsp. sativa

Common Name(s): Hemp
Family: Cannabaceae
Growth Habit: Annual
Invasiveness: Noxious weed:IL, IN, MN, MO, ND, PA, WV
Growing Days: 90 to 170 (days)
Abs.Max=90° (F)    Opt.Max=82° (F)
Opt.Min=59° (F)    Abs.Min=43° (F)
Precipitation: 24 to 47 (in.)
Winter Minimum:
Soil pH: 6 to 7
Soil Texture/Type: Silt or clay loam
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Short day
Light Intensity: Very bright
Fiber hemp needs a mild temperate climate. Adaptable to many soil and climatic conditions.
Sclerotinia, Cercospora, Cephalosporium
Material - lipids, Material - fiber, Additive - flavoring
Steppe and semi-arid, temperate, subtropical, tropical-rainy
Geographical Origin:
Widely cultivated
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