Black Cohosh

Black Cohosh

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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 – Actaea Racemosa

Black Cohosh has a hardy planting zone of 4-8 and a mature height of 4-6 feet.

It requires moist/wet soil and has an average growth time. Black Cohosh is resistant to rabbits, deer, and is incredibly fragrant. Used to ward off pests and create contrast in gardens. Black Cohosh is green and bushy at the bottom, with long stems that candle into gorgeous white flowers.

Black Cohosh is also known as Actaea racemosa in the scientific world. They tend to thrive best in hardy planting zones 4-9. It is native to the eastern parts of United States. Typically it can be seen growing in small woodland openings. They are perennials will grow each year. The Black Cohosh is a fast growing perennial and will thrive in various soil types. This flower will be beautiful in gardens and natural areas around a home. It will add lots of life and character to all gardens. It will also do great in the regions that have a lot of rainfall.

This flower can grow to be 12 to 24 inches tall and will look amazing. The flowers on this plant will not have petals. They tend to appear like a tight cluster of 55-100 white stamens surround a white stigma. It can grow well in full sunlight, fully shaded areas and partially shaded areas. It is very versatile when it comes to soils and will do well in most all types. This flower will look great in flower gardens and very natural look in natural areas. It will give a beautiful bloom and will resemble little white pearls. This will add a unique touch when growing and add a great shade of green. Not only will this plant look great in the garden, but it also has lots of medicinal uses that were often used by Native Americans. It is believed that the extract of the plant has analgesic properties, as well as sedative and anti-inflammatory properties.

Hardy Planting Zone: USDA Hardiness Zones 4 - 8
Mature Height: 48-72" tall (4-6 feet), 24-48" wide

Soil Requirements: Black cohosh requires consistently moist soil to thrive. However, it is important not to overwater it or allow the soil to become waterlogged, as the plant may be prone to root rot and other diseases. Be sure to plant black cohosh in well-draining soil or an elevated area, such as a raised bed.