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Lupinus angustifolius

Common Name(s): Blue lupine
Family: Fabaceae
Growth Habit: Annual
Growing Days: 100 to 180 (days)
Abs.Max=26° (C)    Opt.Max=18° (C)
Opt.Min=12° (C)    Abs.Min=4° (C)
Precipitation: 40 to 100 (cm.)
Winter Minimum: -6° (C)
Soil pH: 5.5 to 6.5
Soil Texture/Type: Medium to light textured soils
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Long day
Light Intensity: Bright to cloud
Prefers deep soils of high fertility. Low salt tolerance.
Phytothora, Sclerotinia, Anthrachose, Rust, Rhizoctonia, Cercospora, Powdery Mildew
Animal Food - fodder, Animal Food - forage, Poison - mammals
Subtropical-dry summe, steppe and semi-arid, temperate
Geographical Origin:
Northern Africa, Western Asia, Southeastern Europe, Southwestern Europe
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