Northern spicebush is a single- or few-stemmed, deciduous shrub, 6-12 ft. tall, having male and female plants. Only female plants produce berries.
Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Full sun to full shade
Wetland indicator status: FACW-
Soil Description: Moist, sandy, well-drained soils. Caliche type, Limestone-based, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam
Attracts: Birds , Butterflies
Larval Host: Eastern Tiger Swallowtail and Spicebush Swallowtail

Wildlife value: pollinators love the early spring flowers that emerge before the leaves, and birds love the berries

Spicebush, Lindera benzoin



1655 N County Road 605, Sunbury, OH 43074

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