Myrica californica

Myrica californica


Pacific Wax Myrtle, California Bayberry

Evergreen shrub or small native tree that grows between 10-30’ tall and 10-12’ wide.

- Full sun in coastal areas and afternoon shade in inland areas

- needs regular water in inland areas, especially in summertime

- an excellent hedge or screen

- amazing plant that builds soil health by adding nitrogen to the soil by way of its roots! This nutrient transferring action benefits surrounding plants and reduces the need for additional fertilizer and irrigation!