Bayberry - Myrica pensylvanica | Pots ready spring & fall

Common name: Bayberry

Scientific name: Myrica pensylvanica

Example mature size: 2.7 m tall, 2.5 m wide; 9 ft tall, 8.5 ft wide

Sunlight: Full-sun, Partial-sun

Water: Average

Soil: Sand

Blooms: Green in May

Ontario plant status: Native Shrub, Rare

Natural habitats: Open-upland

Wildlife benefits: Beneficial insects 🐞, Deer resistant 🌱

Points of interest: - Will not tolerate standing water - Needs sandy acidic soil - Fragrant leaves that are sometimes used to scent candles