PLANT BASE

Polygonatum biflorum

Solomon's seal

Height
Spread
Growth
habit
3-8
1-3'
1-1.5'
Form                           Lifecycle              Hardiness zone*
Curving stalks
Flower
Perennial

Smooth Solomon's Seal, Great Solomon's-seal, Sealwort

APPEARANCE
Bloom time
Bloom color
April-May
Violet/ pinkish
Fall golden leaf
USE FOR
Seasonal interest
ENVIRONMENT
Terminal clusters
Light
Water
Soil
Soil pH
Clay, Loam, Sand
Acidic, Adaptable
Soil Preference
hummusy, moist, well-drained
HABITAT & NATIVE RANGE
Rich, moist woods
Eastern US to Motana, Colorado, and New Mexico
ENVIRONMENTAL TOLERANCE
Erosion, Wet soil, Heavy shade
BROWSE TOLERANCE
Erosion, Wet soil, Heavy shade
Tolerance to browse by animals typically happens once plants are established. Young plants may still be quite susceptible.
SUGGESTED MAINTENANCE & COMMON PROBLEMS
Divide every 2-3 years, don't add thick mulch as will cause rot
COMPANION PLANTS
Marginal wood fern,Cinnamon fern,Sensitive fern
COMPANION TREES & SHRUBS
NOTES

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