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Lindera benzoin

Benjamin Bush, Carencro Bush, Common Spicebush, Northern Spicebush, Spice Bush, Spicebush

 

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In Stock: 4.897 lb (Total:5.492lb)
  • Lindera benzoin dry berries

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0.59 lb
4.9 lb

Details

Germination:
98%
Germination test:
Cut (Full Seed)
Purity:
99%
Seeds per lb:
2,928
Quantity:
4.9 lb
Collected in:
Maryland
Crop year:
2023
Min. hardiness zone:
5
Item ID:
1832995

Growing Info

Scarification
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification
Stratification: cold stratify for 120 days
Germination
Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, keep moist, mulch the seed bed.

Add some spice to your garden with Lindera benzoin, also known as Wild Allspice, Spicebush, Common Spicebush, Northern Spicebush, or Benjamin Bush. This flowering plant, native to eastern North America, is a deciduous shrub that grows 6-12 feet tall and has a broad, rounded habit. It thrives in moist locations in bottomlands, woods, ravines, valleys, and along streams and adds interest year-round. In early spring, before the leaves begin to grow, it produces showy clusters of yellow flowers with a sweet odor. The leaves and stems are highly aromatic, with a spicy, citrusy smell, and are commonly used as a spice substitute. The plant's dried and powdered fruit is also used as a substitute for the spice 'allspice'. The ripe fruit is a red, olive-sized berry-like drupe that is eaten by several bird species. Spicebush is also a favorite food plant of two lepidopterous insects: the spicebush swallowtail and the promethea silk moth. Spicebush is tolerant of shade and full sun, but it is best grown from seed as its roots do not handle transplanting well. Spice up your garden with Lindera benzoin now!

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