Myrica pennsylvatica

Bayberry

Grow these evergreen and deciduous shrubs and small trees for their aromatic foliage and grayish or purple fruits. They like temperate and warm climates. Some species have edible fruit. Others are used to make wax. Grow in lime-free soil.
Myrica pennsylvatica, Bayberry
This popular eastern native shrub is deciduous to semi-deciduous, depending on location. Tolerates coastal conditions and poor soils. In the wild, this shrub suckers to form large colonies.

Attributes - Myrica pennsylvatica

Plant Type: Shrub

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 8 ft. to 10 ft.

Width: 10 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil. Low Maintenance.

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Myrica californica, Myrica cerifera
 
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