Mayapple – Podophyllum peltatum


A Minnesota native plant.

Grows: 12-24” tall, likes moist soil in dappled shade, but will tolerate dry soil.

Light Requirements: Half Sun / Half Shade, Full Shade

Flower Color: White

Flower Size: Flowers are showy but usually hidden by the leaves. Each flower gives way to an edible, fleshy, greenish fruit which turn golden when ripe.

Bloom Time:  Early to late spring

Planting Depth: Plant so that the top of the root is 1″ below the soil line.

Foliage: Plant has 1 or 2 umbrella-like, pale green leaves that can reach 12″ in diameter. Plants with only one leaf will not flower. Mayapple foliage may go dormant in summer (foliage disappears).

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