Fendlera rupicola A. Gray var. falcata (Thornb.) Rehder

Scientific Name: Fendlera rupicola A. Gray var. falcata (Thornb.) Rehder

Classification: Plantae/ Tracheobionta / Spermatophyta / Magnoliophyta / Magnoliopsida / Rosidae / Rosales / Hydrangeaceae / Fendlera Engelm. & A. Gra/ Fendlera rupicola A. Gray var. falcata (Thornb.) Rehder

<i>Fendlera rupicola</i> A. Gray var. falcata (Thornb.) Rehder
General Information
Usda SymbolFERUF
Life CyclePerennial
Growth HabitsShrub
Native LocationsFERUF

Plant Guide

Use soil moisture sensors to measure the soil moisture of Fendlera rupicola A. Gray var. falcata (Thornb.) Rehder.

Plant Traits

Growth Requirements

Temperature, Minimum (°F)-13
Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsNo
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsNo
Anaerobic ToleranceNone
CaCO3 ToleranceHigh
Cold Stratification RequiredNo
Drought ToleranceHigh
Fertility RequirementLow
Fire ToleranceNone
Frost Free Days, Minimum70
Hedge ToleranceMedium
Moisture UseLow
pH, Maximum8.5
pH, Minimum7.0
Planting Density per Acre, Maxim300
Planting Density per Acre, Minim170
Precipitation, Maximum35
Precipitation, Minimum10
Root Depth, Minimum (inches)10
Salinity ToleranceNone
Shade ToleranceIntolerant


Resprout AbilityNo
Shape and OrientationErect
Active Growth PeriodSummer
C:N RatioHigh
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousNo
Fire ResistantNo
Flower ColorWhite
Flower ConspicuousYes
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage Porosity SummerModerate
Foliage Porosity WinterPorous
Fruit/Seed ConspicuousNo
Nitrogen FixationNone
Low Growing GrassNo
Leaf RetentionYes
Known AllelopathNo
Height, Mature (feet)6.0
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (fee4
Growth RateModerate
Growth FormMultiple Stem
Foliage TextureFine


Vegetative Spread RateNone
Small GrainNo
Seedling VigorHigh
Seed Spread RateModerate
Seed per Pound60000
Fruit/Seed PersistenceNo
Propagated by TubersNo
Propagated by SprigsNo
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SeedYes
Propagated by CormNo
Propagated by ContainerYes
Propagated by BulbNo
Propagated by Bare RootYes
Fruit/Seed Period EndFall
Fruit/Seed Period BeginSummer
Fruit/Seed AbundanceLow
Commercial AvailabilityContracting Only
Bloom PeriodMid Summer
Propagated by CuttingsYes


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

<i>Fendlera rupicola</i> A. Gray var. falcata (Thornb.) Rehder

<i>Fendlera rupicola</i> A. Gray var. falcata (Thornb.) Rehder

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