Beaked Hazelnut is a multi-stemmed, deciduous shrub native to North America.
The Spicebush is an unique ornamental shrub that blooms with vibrant yellow flowers and bright green foliage. The foliage goes from green to yellow in the autumn, adding fall interest to your garden.The plant is dioecious, meaning that you will need male and female plants in order to harvest it’s red berries. Berries are only produced on female plants. The berries themselves aren’t that sweet, and are mostly enjoyed by birds and other wildlife.
BEAKED HAZELNUT QUICK FACTS
SPICEBUSH QUICK FACTS
Flowers: greenish yellow
Nuts: edible nuts that are attractive to wildlife
Toxicity: Not toxic, but tiny filaments from the husk can irritate skin that it contacts
Other Names: beaked hazel
Other Names: benjamin bush, common spicebush, northern spicebush, wild allspice
Tags: All Items, Fall Colour, Native Alberta Plants, Native North America Plants, Nut Trees, Shrubs, Urban Yards, Wildlife Attracting