Mayapple (Podophyllum peltatum)

Habitat: Forests

Grows in Sun/Shade: Shade

Flowers: White

Attributes: Walnut tolerant, Clay soil tolerant

Height: 30-45 cm (11-17 in)


May-apple is best grown in a naturalized garden or woodland garden because it spreads widely by rhizomes, invading paths and areas a long way from the original planting. It is an excellent plant for naturalizing young forests.


For more information about this plant please visit the Ontario Wildflowers website


4265 Wilmot-Easthope Rd., New Hamburg,  (2 km north of highway 7/8 or south of Erb's Road)

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