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Podophyllum peltatum

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May apple. White bowl shaped flowers. The foliage is stunning with umbrella like pale green leaves. 30cm moist soil part shade

Podophyllum peltatum | Gunnislake, Cornwall, PL18
Pot SizeTotal Price
1 litre
£5.00

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Common names

American mandrake, Racoon berry, Wild lemon, Ducksfoot, May apple, Wild mandrake, Mandrake

Description

Podophyllum peltatum (American mandrake). This is a deciduous forest trees, the leaves are deeply lobed and peltate about 30cm long. The blooms are creamy white and the fruits are yellow.

Cultivation

They will grow under deciduous trees, they prefer a moist, humus-rich, well-drained soil and dappled shade.

Interest and use

Large berries. Stems, seeds and roots are poisonous if eaten.

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  • LightPart shade or Shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilLight, Medium, Humus-rich
  • WaterMoist

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