Syn. Smilacena racemosa
Native Region: North America including B.C.
Zone Range: 4-9
Preferred Climate: temperate
Harvest Date: Wednesday 30 August, 2017
Seed count: 12-15
Woodland perennial with prominently-veined leaves along arching stems. Bears panicles of creamy-white flowers in mid-spring, followed by green berries that often ripen to red. Height to 3 feet.
The genus Maianthemum is now in the family Asparagaceae.
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Sow seed in containers in a cold frame in autumn. Grow in humusy, moderately-fertile, moist yet well-drained acidic soil in light shade.