Spicebush

Lindera Benzoin

Spicebush, named for its spicy, fragrant leaves and stems, is native to moist woodlands in the Midwest and occasionally occur in the Chicago area.  It is most often used in landscapes in shrub borders and naturalized areas.  Bright red fruits  ripen from July through October on female plants, but are only showy once the foliage falls off.  High in fat content in the berries are quickly eaten by various species of birds. 

General Information:

Mature Height:  6 Feet
Mature Width:  6 Feet

Flower Color:  Yellow
Fall Color:  Yellow

Soil Type:

Moist, Wet, Mesic

Exposure:

Full Sun, Partial Shade 

Bloom Period:

Spring

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