The Mighty May Apple

Learn about the unique fruit known as the May apple, includes information about identifying in the wild, beneficial nutritional facts and a medicinal history of the plant.



A May apple is also known as a young, fertile
A May apple is also known as a young, fertile "umbrella plant." When mature, the 12 to 18-inch-tall plants bear but one or two large, flat leaves.
Photo by Freddä Burton
A May apple is ripe and ready to eat when the greenish globe turns yellow and/or falls to the ground.
A May apple is ripe and ready to eat when the greenish globe turns yellow and/or falls to the ground.
Photo by Freddä Burton

















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