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Spice Bush

Lindera benzoin

Also known as

Wild Allspice, Benjamin bush, Benzoin

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

3m

Max

3m

1.5m

Min

1.5m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Spice Bush Overview

This is a deciduous shrub, It has a rounded shape, The flowers are small clusters of yellow-green flowers they appear in the spring, they are followed by berries that ripen to glossy bright red in late summer.

How to propagate Spice Bush

Cuttings

Softwood cuttings in summer.

Seed

Seed in autumn.

Other uses of Spice Bush

Autumn colour on female plants, with red berries.