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American mandrake

Podophyllum peltatum

Also known as

Racoon berry, Wild lemon, Ducksfoot, May apple, Wild mandrake, Mandrake

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

1.3m

40cm

Min

1m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

American mandrake Overview

This is a deciduous forest trees, the leaves are deeply lobed and peltate about 30cm long. The blooms are creamy white and the fruits are yellow.

Common problems with American mandrake

How to propagate American mandrake

Seed

You can propagate from seeds.

Division

Division.

Other uses of American mandrake

Large berries. Stems, seeds and roots are poisonous if eaten.