SPIKE BANEBERRY Actaea spicata
Actaea spicata is also known as spike baneberry. Naturally grows in parts of Europe and Asia.
Typically these plants will grow to 50 cm (20") in height producing many small black berries from white blossoms. Grows better in shady areas. The fruit is meant as decoration only, the plant is toxic and not for consumption.
Location: Full shade
Hardiness zones: 4-8
Seeds per pack: 5
Germination: As with many perennials, these seeds require a cold stratification period of 4 to 6 weeks. They should germinate within a few weeks of being removed from stratification. Keep seeds consistently moist during the germination process.