Spicebush (Lindera benzoin)

Habitat: Forests, Fields and Open Areas, Wet Areas

Grows in Sun/Shade: Shade

Flowers: Yellow

Attributes: Butterfly host plant, Clay soil tolerant, Wet soil tolerant

Height: 1-2 m (3-6 ft)


Host plant of the uncommon Spicebush Swallowtail. At home in wet soil; and shade, will grow in sunny wetlands too. Perfect for restoring wetlands and downspoot garden


For more information about this plant please visit the Ontario Trees & Shrubs website


4265 Wilmot-Easthope Rd., New Hamburg,  (2 km north of highway 7/8 or south of Erb's Road)

Nursery (please call ahead) 519-662-2529 (office) or 519-272-3393 (cell)
Preorder or consultation 519-831-0953 or email nithriverplants@hotmail.com