Wax Myrtle

Scientific Name Myrica cerifera
Plant Type Ornamental Tree
Mature Height 18'
Plant Spread 10'
Flower Color Small Yellow-green
Bloom Time Spring
Character Evergreen
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade, Shade
Water Requirement Medium
Wildlife Value Birds
Uses Specimen, Screen, Hedge
Consider Combining with Mixes well with all perennial grasses and/or Autumn Sage, Mexican Bush Sage.
Texas Native Yes
Description Can be shrubby but easily trained into single or multi-trunked specimens, Light green leaves provide year round interest, Female trees produce attractive blue berries favored by wildlife. Dwarf varieties available.
Wax Myrtle Photo
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