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Lindera benzoin (Spicebush) leaf & stem
Lindera benzoin (Spicebush) fruitLindera benzoin (Spicebush) seed

Lindera benzoin

The stems, leaves and fruit have a spicy odor when crushed; provides cover for wildlife and habitat for the swallowtail butterfly; the fruit provides fall food for wildlife.

General Product Information:

Item Number: LINBEN01
Species Type: Native
Product Categories:

Classification: Woody Deciduous Shrub
Characteristics: An attractive, rhizomatous shrub species; red fruit.
Habitat: Rich moist woods.
Bloom Period: March to May
Flower Color: Yellow,
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 16.3 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 18 in
pH: 4.5 – 6.0
Pollinator Value: Low

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: FACW
Midwest: FACW
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FAC
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW


Shade: Moderate
Drought: Low
Salt: No

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 4,500
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 20.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy



Price: $57.20/lb

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