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Myrica californica

Family: Myricaceae

Common names: CALIFORNIA BAYBERRY, CALIFORNIA WAX MYRTLE, PACIFIC WAX MYRTLE

Native to: Coastal West United States

Plant

Types: shrub, tree

Forms: clumping, dense form, erect, mounding

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 32.8 feet

Max width: 32.8 feet

Flower

yellow

Leaf

green

new growth distinct

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: bird

Plant part consumed by birds: fruit

Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: sun

Landscape uses: foliage aromatic, hedge or edging, screen

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: wide range

USDA Zones: zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: 0 to +30 °F

Water: moderate

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