Male spicebush flowers (Lindera benzoin)

Dioecious plants bear male and female flowers on separate plants. Both males and females produce nectar, but only males provide the pollen so critical to bee and plant reproduction. Read all about bees and berries in the latest issue of The American Gardener.

Shrubs TAG JF18

And on the topic of pollinators… For those of you who attended the 2018 Mad Gardeners Symposium, here is a link to my pollinator talks page where you can download a pdf of the handout, with links to all the resources.