Lindera benzoin


Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Shrub
Growth Rate - Slow to medium
Mature Height - 6-12'
Mature Width - 6-12'
Longevity - Moderately short-lived

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Dioecious, greenish-yellow, early to mid-April in axillary clusters
Fruit - 1/3 –1/2 “ long, bright scarlet, very ornamental
Leaf -
Fall Color - Often excellent yellow to golden yellow in fall
Bark -
Other Features - Fruits are eye-catching in Autumn landscape
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Difficult to transplant, does best in moist well drained soils, full sun or ½ shade, pH 4.5-6.5
Native Habitat - Maine to Ontario and Kansas, south to Florida and Texas
Diseases and Insects - Infrequent, none serious
Strength -
Weakness -

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Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Spicebush.
- Other plants of the family Lauraceae.
- Other plants of the genus Lindera.
- Other plants of the species Lindera benzoin.