Lindera benzoin

Common name: Spicebush

Native plant

Another very shade tolerant shrub found in mesic woods. The small yellow flower blooms in early April before the plant leafs out. Leaf and stem have a very aromatic lemon fragrance when crushed. Fall color is an unbelievable yellow. Fruit is 1/2 inch long and is a beautiful scarlet in the fall. The pioneers used the fruit as a spice, hence its name.

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Gallon

Pricing

Pricing information per unit for 5 gallon growing method
1 to 10 units $20
11 to 24 units $18
25 or more units $16

Plant Details

Plant type

Shrub

Soil type

Mesic, Moist Mesic, Wet

Light exposure

Full Sun, Partial Sun

Bloom period

Spring

Environment

Floodplain

Growth form

Multi-stemmed, Single trunk

General information

Mature height
6 Feet
Mature width
6 Feet
Max height
12 Feet
Max width
15 Feet
Growth rate
Moderate
Flower color
Yellow
Fall color
Yellow

Additional information

Butterfly host plant Loved by birds Pollinator hot spot

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