Host for: Palamedes Swallowtail, Spicebush Swallowtail
Soil: Likes fertile soil
Water: Requires regular irrigation
Light: Grow in full or partial shade
Mature size: 8' tall X 8' wide
Habitat: Swamps, wet woods
Propogation: seeds, cuttings
Spicebush is dioecious, meaning that both male and female plants are needed for pollination. The female plants bear the fruit, and are more attractive. Perfect specimen shrub for a shady, woodsy, naturalized setting. Grows naturally in N. Fla and other eastern states in low woods and along streams.