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Nypa fruticans

Common Name(s): Mangrove palm
Family: Arecaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 365 to 365 (days)
Abs.Max=95° (F)    Opt.Max=81° (F)
Opt.Min=73° (F)    Abs.Min=68° (F)
Precipitation: 79 to 110 (in.)
Winter Minimum:
Soil pH: 6.5 to 7.5
Soil Texture/Type: Alluvial clayey loam with salts
Soil Drainage: Poor
Photoperiod Response: Long day, short day and day neutral
Light Intensity: Bright
Tolerates heavy soils, salt, and tidal waterlogging. Found in swamps and tropics.
Crop not found in disease search.
Additive - sweetner, Fuel - petroleum sub., Material - fiber
Geographical Origin:
Eastern Asia, Indian Subcontinent, Indo-China, Malesia, Australia
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