Podophyllum peltatum


Common Name: mayapple
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Light (original): part sun, shade
Light Requirements: Part Sun, Shade
Height:8 to 16 inches
Width:4 to 6 feet
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Woodland
Soil Type:wet to dry
Soil Moisture:Dry, Wet
Seed Ripens:
USDA Zones:3 to 9
Flower Colour:white
Bloom Time:spring
Comments:Forms colonies in woods. Ground cover for large areas.
Germination:Seed is hydrophyllic, intolerant of dry storage.
Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90-140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F.
Seed will not germinate in presence of chemical inhibitors.
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Picture Copyright: Heidi Eisenhauer