Also known as common bayberry.
|Habit/Size||9-10 ft. tall|
|Germination||Cold stratify for 90-150 days. Scarification greatly improves germination.|
|Requirements||full sun to partial shade, low to moderate water req.|
|Life Cycle||deciduous shrub|
|Uses||edible*(fruit), herb/spice (leaves), medicinal*, utility (wax)|
|Breed Status||Open Pollinated|
|Synonyms||Myrica caroliniensis, Cerothamnus pensylvanicus,|
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