Acnida altissima (Riddell) Moq. ex Standl.

Scientific Name: Acnida altissima (Riddell) Moq. ex Standl.

Classification: Plantae/ Tracheobionta / Spermatophyta / Magnoliophyta / Magnoliopsida / Caryophyllidae / Caryophyllales / Amaranthaceae / Amaranthus L./ Acnida altissima (Riddell) Moq. ex Standl.

<i>Acnida altissima</i> (Riddell) Moq. ex Standl.
General Information
Usda SymbolACAL5
Life CycleAnnual
Growth HabitsForb/herb
Native LocationsACAL5

Plant Guide

Use soil moisture sensors to measure the soil moisture of Acnida altissima (Riddell) Moq. ex Standl..

Plant Traits

Growth Requirements

Moisture UseHigh
Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsNo
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceHigh
CaCO3 ToleranceMedium
Cold Stratification RequiredNo
Drought ToleranceNone
Fertility RequirementLow
Fire ToleranceNone
Frost Free Days, Minimum120
Hedge ToleranceNone
pH, Maximum8.0
pH, Minimum5.0
Planting Density per Acre, Maxim3400
Planting Density per Acre, Minim2700
Precipitation, Maximum60
Precipitation, Minimum15
Root Depth, Minimum (inches)12
Salinity ToleranceNone
Shade ToleranceIntolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F)-33


After Harvest Regrowth RateSlow
Shape and OrientationErect
Active Growth PeriodSpring
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousNo
Fire ResistantNo
Flower ColorGreen
Flower ConspicuousNo
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage Porosity SummerModerate
Foliage Porosity WinterPorous
Fruit/Seed ColorBlack
Resprout AbilityNo
Nitrogen FixationNone
Low Growing GrassNo
Leaf RetentionNo
Known AllelopathNo
Height, Mature (feet)6.6
Growth RateRapid
Growth FormSingle Stem
Fruit/Seed ConspicuousNo
Foliage TextureMedium


Vegetative Spread RateNone
Small GrainNo
Seedling VigorMedium
Seed Spread RateModerate
Fruit/Seed Period EndFall
Seed per Pound900000
Propagated by TubersNo
Propagated by SprigsNo
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SeedYes
Propagated by CormNo
Propagated by ContainerNo
Propagated by BulbNo
Propagated by Bare RootYes
Fruit/Seed PersistenceNo
Fruit/Seed Period BeginSummer
Fruit/Seed AbundanceHigh
Commercial AvailabilityNo Known Source
Bloom PeriodSummer
Propagated by CuttingsNo


Veneer ProductNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Post ProductNo
Palatable HumanNo
Palatable Graze AnimalLow
Palatable Browse AnimalLow
Nursery Stock ProductNo
Naval Store ProductNo
Lumber ProductNo
Fodder ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Berry/Nut/Seed ProductNo

<i>Acnida altissima</i> (Riddell) Moq. ex Standl.

<i>Acnida altissima</i> (Riddell) Moq. ex Standl.

<i>Acnida altissima</i> (Riddell) Moq. ex Standl.

<i>Acnida altissima</i> (Riddell) Moq. ex Standl.

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