(Lindera benzoin)
5 Gallon Container


Availability: In stock

  • Grows 6 to 12 feet tall
  • Full sun to part shade
  • Medium to wet moisture
  • Blooms in early spring before the leaves appear
  • Attracts pollinators, including bees and butterflies
  • Larval host plant for the spicebush swallowtail butterfly
  • Produces bright red berries in late summer to fall
  • Berries are a valuable food source for birds
  • Leaves are aromatic when crushed and turn yellow in the fall
  • Tolerates a variety of soil types but prefers rich, moist soils
  • Ideal for woodland gardens, naturalized areas, and along streams or ponds

All shrubs and trees must be picked up at the Lyons Township Community Center, 6404 Joliet Rd, Countryside, on either Friday, September 20th, between 1 PM and 3 PM, or Saturday, September 21st, from 9 AM to 11 AM. Please note that all orders are non-refundable.

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