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Black Cohosh

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Black Cohosh

Cimicifuga racemosa

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.  

Growing Conditions

Height 60 Inches
Light Requirements Part shade to full shade
Bloom time June to July
Zone 3 to 8

Additional Info

Rust and leaf spot are occasional problems

growth may slow down if soils are not kept consistently moist


All info from Missouri Botanical Garden