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Black Cohosh-Actaea racemosa Hardy Planting Zones- 3-8 Sun or Shade – Partial Shade Mature Height - 5-8' Mature Width- 2-4' Bloom Season – Summer Gardener Status- Beginner
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Black Cohosh

Black Cohosh is a wildflower that has many medicinal uses. This plant is grown from a rhizome or tuber, rather than seeds or bulbs. It will display a beautiful white bloom in spring and early summer months, which have a spiked appearance. The blooms on this plant are made up of many smaller flowers. The leaves are light, delicate green color and the stems for the flowers are quite long and healthy enough to hold the beautiful blooms. The plant requires little care and will be very easy to maintain.

The Black Cohosh is a plant that is very common in the eastern United States. The plant grows to about 2 feet in height and has left of a distinct shape. The leaves are green and come in a pointed oval shape. Therefore this provides a beautiful plant to see. The plant is usually found in forests and gardens and often likes to grow in these environments. This plant usually benefits the most by increasing in areas that have adequate rainfall, sunlight and quality soil. As far as landscaping for the plant, it can be used in some ways. The plant can be a great addition to any garden along with providing a beautiful decoration for a properties front yard as well.

Black Cohosh is a hardy, herbaceous perennial which reaches about eight feet in height with a two-foot spread at maturity. Black Cohosh can grow 18 to 22 inches per month during the growing season. The plant has large leaves with irregularly toothed edges and tall plumes of cream to white flowers on wand-like stalks reaching six to eight feet at maturity. The flowers bloom from May through July with seeds developing from August through October. The easiest way to grow Black Cohosh from seed is to harvest them in the fall, then sow them in the ground immediately. When the plant starts to die back, the roots are collected, cleaned, and dried.