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MAY APPLE                                            Perennial Shade

Podophyllum peltatum                               Ht. 12-24 Spread 24-36

po-DOF-eh lum pell-TAY-tum                      Spacing: 24

HABIT:                  White flowers in April, pale yellow fruit (May apples) in May. Vigorous spreader that can become invasive. Very large umbrella looking leaves.

CULTURE:           Needs sandy, acid soil for best results.

USES:                  Woodsy, forest floor effect.

PROBLEMS:        Hard to find and somewhat difficult to establish.

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