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Actaea japonica 'Chejo Do'

This genus has had all the plants that used to be called Cimicifuga added to it, so it has become much more complicated. They are all herbaceous plants. The original ones make thick clumps of leaf stems, each with about seven leaflets, and in the spring there are scattered heads of small, creamy white flowers. Pleasant enough, but later they become spikes of red, white or black berries, densely packed and, particularly in the red and white varieties, making a striking sight. The fruit are poisonous, which accounts for the common name bearbane. Those transferred from Cimicifuga (known as bugbane, so clearly they are noxious to creatures large and small) are generally tall, with great spikes of white flowers in autumn.

Actaea japonica 'Chejo Do' is a compact form with white flowers.

Pot Size 2 litre pot
Width 60cm
Height 1.5m
Family Ranunculaceae
Flowering Late summer
Garden habitat partial shade
Soil fertile, moist soil
Plant category Herbaceous
Height range


2 litre pot 10.00
Actaea japonica 'Chejo Do'
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