Plant Conservation Malaysia
The spicebush gets its name from the spicy scent of the bark and leaves. It's grows slow in full sun to part shade with moist soil. The berries are only produced on the female plant so the male and female plants are needed for fruit production. Flowers and fruit: Pale yellow flowers in spring with red or orange berries in late summer or fall. Best varieties: A variety with orange-yellow berries is called 'Xanthocarpa" and a male pollinator shrub with large flowers is 'Green Gold' The flowering crabapple
is a small deciduous tree that's loved
by humans as well as birds. The flowers of the crabapple are extremely showy. Bees and butterflies love the flowers. Hummingbirds will also visit the flowers if you live in a zone where the hummers arrive early enough for the crabapple tree's early spring display. Many flowering crabapple trees also have attractive fall foliage. It prefers full sun. Flowers and fruit: The tree blooms in pink, white or red flowers in spring.