CHECK CARE INSTRUCTIONS FOR YOUR BIO REGION. NOTES HERE ARE FOR THE PACIFIC NORTH WEST.
Bloodroot is highly toxic to animals and humans.
It is shade tolerant and requires low care Let it be.
Compost around plant edges.
August, September, October:
At MOP, fences are made to stop the bloodroot from being trampled by unaware apple pickers.
Aug, September, October:
Harvest roots for red dye.
A red dye can be produce from the plant's root and is traditionally used by indigenous cultures all across Turtle Island.
Description of the leaf, stem and flower of bloodroot.
Bloodroot is endemic to eastern North America.
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