Podophyllum 'Spotty Dotty'

Podophyllum 'Spotty Dotty'

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Name

Podophyllum 'Spotty Dotty'

Common Name

May Apple

What you get

You will receive a fully rooted 1ltr pot.

About

A must have plant for a shady spot, it will add real drama amongst your ferns. It has large, flat, 5 sided leaves that are light green with dark green and purple/brown markings in the spring. This colouring fades as the summer progress. It produces pink, open, cup-shaped flowers that are held under the leaves, this is followed by fleshy red fruit known as may apples.

Planting and care

Best planted in shade semi shade and in rich soil. 

Soil

Drainage is important, add organic matter to help retain moisture in a sandy soil or to open up the structure of a clay soil to stop water logging. A good mulch will also help keep down weeds.

Uses

Great plants for the shady garden border, woodland planting, creating a fernery or as pot plants for a shady spot.