myrica pensylvanica

Plant Name: Northern Bayberry

myrica pensylvanica

Height: 5 ft

Spread: 5 ft

Sunlight: full sun to part shade

Zone: 3

Description: Tolerates a wide range of soils and growing conditions, including poor soils, wet soils, drought, high winds and salt spray (seashore or road salt conditions). Groupings of plants need a least one male plant to facilitate pollination of the female plants and subsequent fruit set. Shrubs tend to sucker, and may form sizable colonies in optimum growing conditions.