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Order: Laurales
   Family: Lauraceae
            Genus: Lindera
                        Specie: benzoin

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 10 ft (3 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Aromatic green leaves turn yellow in autumn; greenish yellow flowers in spring; red berries

Uses: Woodland gardens Shrub borders Winter silhouette

Zones: 5-8

Description: This rounded deciduous shrub from southeast Canada and eastern USA grows up to 10 ft (3 m) tall. It has straight upright branches and aromatic bright green leaves up to 5 in (12 cm) long. The foliage tints yellow in autumn. Umbels of tiny, star-shaped, gr

Growth Habit: Rounded open habit

Comments: Xanthocarpa' has yellow fruit

Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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