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Wax Myrtle

Myrica cerifera
Very durable large evergreen shrub or small tree that is widely adaptable. It has fragrant foliage that is olive green in color. Makes a great specimen, pruned into a small tree or grown as a tall hedge. Good tolerance to drought and poor soils. Grows very fast.

10-12' tall x 10-12' wide

Full sun


Zone 7 / Hardy to 10ºF