Lindera obtusiloba, Japanese Spicebush

Lindera obtusiloba

Japanese Spicebush
Family: Lauraceae
Origin: China, Korea, Japan
USDA Zone: 6-9?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapSmall tree 10-20 ftSemi-shadeModerate waterRegular waterYellow, orange flowersDeciduous plantEthnomedical plant.
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Lindera obtusiloba is a spreading deciduous shrub or small tree growing to 6 m (20 ft) tall and wide, with glossy aromatic leaves and deep yellow flowers which appear in spring before the leaves. Each leaf has a curious mitten-like shape that varies a little from leaf to leaf. In autumn, they turn a magnificent yellow-gold.

Lindera obtusiloba, Japanese Spicebush
Lindera obtusiloba, Japanese Spicebush

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