Cercocarpus ledifolius (Curl-leaf mountain mahogany)

Evergreen tree 8 to 30 ft. tall, adapted to dry shallow to medium deep soils on slopes and ridges from 2,000 to 9,000 ft. elevation. Excellent palatability to wildlife. Important winter browse plant.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Rosaceae

Duration: Perennial

Growth Habit: Shrub/Tree

Native Status: Native

Growth Form: 

Mature Height: 8-15 ft.

Bloom Color: Inconspicuous

Fruit/Seed Color: Brown

Bloom Period: 

Annual Precipitation:  in.

Drought Tolerance: High

Shade Tolerance:

Elevation:  ft.

Wetland Indicator Status:

Fire Resistance:

Fire Tolerance:

Nitrogen fixation:

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Yes

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: No

Salinity Tolerance: Unknown

CaCO3 Tolerance:

pH Range: 6.0-9.0


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound:

Seeding Rate:  PLS lbs/acre

Season: Fall

Days to Germination:


VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

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