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Podophyllum Peltatum hardy herbaceous perennials


Podophyllum Peltatum hardy herbaceous perennialsPodophyllum Peltatum is also known as Duck's Foot, or May Apple and is grown chiefly for its foliage and berries. This hardy herbaceous perennial forms a pleasing spectacle when planted in moist soil under trees; it likewise makes a splendid pot-plant. A mixture of peat and chopped sphagnum is what it likes. The pots are usually plunged in wet sand or ashes on a northern border.

Podophyllum Peltatum is propagated by cutting the roots into pieces several inches in length, with a good bud or crown on each. During May and June the plant produces small white Dog-rose-like flowers.

The height of the Podophyllum Peltatum is about one feet.