Northern Bayberry Shrub

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Product: Northern Bayberry Shrub
Retailer: Home Depot

Densely branched, rounded, deciduous shrub with grayish green leaves that are aromatic when crushed. Very versatile plant that is tolerant of a wide range of soils and conditions, including salt spray from the sea or from road salts. Grayish white fruits in late summer are covered with an aromatic waxy substance, which is used to make bayberry candles and soaps.

  • Botanical Name : Myrica pensylvanica
  • Tolerates drought, poor soil, high winds, salty sea spray and roadside salts
  • Very cold hardy shrub useful for groupings, hedging, screens, wet or shaded sites, erosion control, and difficult growing areas
  • Low maintenance, requiring no special care
  • Fruits attract birds to the landscape
  • 3 gal. ships in pot unless state or federal regulations require otherwise
  • This plant ships as a bare root plant with no soil and no pot when shipped to Arizona, California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington
  • When shipped as a bare root plant, the Shake and Ship system will be used to remove soil from the roots, thus increasing the root tip surface area, which in turn, greatly enhances the ability of the plant to rapidly establish itself in the new environment
  • To accommodate mature size or when planting in groups, space 2 ft. away from other plants or structures
  • Performs best in plant growing zones 3 to 7, when grown in other zones, special care will be required
  • Model # M943G3
  • Internet # 204957271