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LINDERA benzoin

Commonly known as Benjamin bush, Feverbush, Spice bush

Outstanding yellow autumn colour. Tiny star-shaped yellow flowers
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  • Deciduous - oval, bright-green leaves to 12cm (5in) long.
  • Yellow
  • Height - 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - 3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub - rounded shrub with upright branches. Small flowers 3mm (eighth of an inch) across followed by red berries on female plants.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Medicinal properties -
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - southeastern Canada and eastern USA.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving -
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
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Lindera - Growing Guide
3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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