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May Apple Plants

Sale price$49.99

Quantity 25 Plants

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Angela green
So unique

I planted three of these in my flower bed they look amazing they are short and stocky with beautiful leaves.

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Jack Martin
Great quality

These look great, I cant wait to see how they will look this spring.

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Melody Blaine
May Apple

They have beautiful blooms. They look great where I planted them.

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Jason Pearson
May Apple

They have beautiful blooms. They look great where I planted them.

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Cindy Hawk
May Apple

The shipping was fast and the packaging was great.

May Apple is native to North American deciduous forests. It grows under the forest canopy, flowers, and withers in late summer.

The Looks And Size Of The May Apple

Hardier than some other ephemerals, the flower grows to 30–40 cm tall with thick stems that produce two to three palmately lobed foliage leaves of up to 30 cm diameter. Of those, five to nine of the cut lobes reproduce. The 3-5 cm diameter flower blooms pale yellow. As it matures, it turns into a fruit.

May Apple Has Many Names 

May Apple is also Called the Indian Apple, Hog Apple, Mayflower, Umbrella Plant, Wild Lemon, or Wild Mandrake. It is found throughout the eastern woodlands of Canada and the United States and is typically entangled in the rhizome systems of many wildflowers.

How The May Apple Reproduces 

The green environment makes the plant fecund for reproduction. The seeds, which appear like circular clones, reproduce annually through far-distance dispersal. The protection of the forest ensures replication. It is such a great addition to any home!

May Apple Fun Facts 

Botanical Latin Name: Podophyllum peltatum

Common Name: May Apple

Sun Exposure: Low

Mature Height: 30–40 cm tall

Spread: 20–30 cm diameter

Spacing: Under the foliage

Growth Rate: Spring Ephemerals

Flowering Time: Spring

How Long It Flowers: Several Months

Flower Color: Pale Yellow

Soil Requirements: Wet

Pruning: None

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