Northern Spice Bush
Filtered sun, Full shade, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||lin-DEER-ruh ben-ZOH-in|
|Lore||The foliage of Northern Spice Bush serves as the preferred food for the black and blue spicebush swallowtail butterfly larvae.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 6-12 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Highly fragrant yellow flowers in spring.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Light Green|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full shade, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Edible, North American Native Selection, Shade Loving, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 9