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Lindera benzoin

Northern Spicebush

Lovely specimen displaying fragrant yellow flowers in early spring. The foliage is fragrant when crushed. Leaves turn yellow in fall, contrasting the bright red berries which appear midsummer. Berries are a favorite of birds.


  • Category:Shrubs
  • Hardiness Zone:4-9
  • Height:6-10 Feet
  • Spread:6-10 Feet

Attributes
Fragrant
Spring Bloomer
Wet Tolerant
Flower Color
Yellow
Foliage Color
Green
Yellow
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Exposure
Sun
Part Sun
Additional Information about Lindera benzoin

Lovely specimen displaying fragrant yellow flowers in early spring. The foliage is fragrant when crushed. Leaves turn yellow in fall, contrasting the bright red berries which appear midsummer. Berries are a favorite of birds.