Myrica pensylvanica - Blue Heron Nursery

Myrica pensylvanica

Northern Bayberry

A dense, upright shrub with deep, lustrous green leathery foliage. Will sucker to form large colonies. The waxy fruit is used for making bayberry candles. It is very adaptable; tolerates heavy, sandy, and high salinity soils. It prefers full sun to part shade. Best used in groups or mass plantings.

  • Common Name: Northern Bayberry
  • Height: 6' tall
  • Spread: 9' wide
  • Type: Semi-Evergreen
  • Zone: 3 - 7

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