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Black Cohosh (Actaea racemosa)

Black Cohosh (Actaea racemosa)

Zone: 3 to 8

Height: 4.00 to 6.00 feet

Spread: 2.00 to 4.00 feet

Bloom Time: June to July

Bloom Description: White

Sun: Part shade to full shade

Water: Medium

Maintenance: Low

Suggested Use: Naturalize

Flower: Showy, Fragrant

Tolerate: Rabbit


Easily grown in average, medium moisture soils in part shade to full shade. Prefers humusy, organically rich, moisture-retentive soils. Foliage tends to scorch and otherwise depreciate if soils are allowed to dry out. Best sited in locations sheltered from strong winds. This is a slow-to-establish plant.


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