Actaea rubra


Common Name: Red Baneberry
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Light (original): part sun, shade
Light Requirements: Part Sun, Shade
Height:24 to 32 inches
Width:16 to 18 inches
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Woodland
Soil Type:moist
Soil Moisture:Mesic
Seed Ripens:late summer
USDA Zones:2 to 8
Flower Colour:creamy white in clusters
Bloom Time:spring
Comments:Red poisonous berries in clusters.
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: Brother Alfred Brousseau @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database