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Haloxylon aphyllum

Common Name(s): Black saxaul
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 60 to 120 (days)
Abs.Max=122° (F)    Opt.Max=104° (F)
Opt.Min=77° (F)    Abs.Min=46° (F)
Precipitation: 8 to 12 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -31° (F)
Soil pH: 6.5 to 7.5
Soil Texture/Type: Light to medium textured soils
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity: Bright
Prefers deep soils with low fertility.
Crop not found in disease search.
Fuel - charcoal, Environ. - erosion control
Dry climate
Geographical Origin:
China, Soviet Middle Asia, Western Asia

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