Did you know?
The waxy coat from the fruit of the Northern Bayberry (Myrica pensylvanica) can be harvested and used to make candles.
Up to 10 feet tall and wide
Flowers, Fruit, Foliage
Foliage is semi-evergreen and very fragrant. The fruit are gray-white drupes covered in a waxy coating.
Pests & Diseases
Great for massing, borders, natural areas, and wet areas
Plant in full sun to half shade and prune annually. These cold-hardy plants thrive in poor soils and can even tolerate standing water. They do not perform well in extreme heat.
Newfoundland to western New York, south to North Carolina