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Myrica californica



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Inventory changes throughout the day, so this does not guarantee immediate availability. We may be able to source or transfer items not currently in our inventory. Due to CDFA regulations, material in Carmel Valley, Orange, Redondo Beach, San Juan Capistrano, and Vista cannot be transferred to Northern CA.

About This Product

Botanical Name: Myrica californica, Morella californica

Common Name: Pacific Wax Myrtle

An evergreen shrub that forms a vigorous, upright, multi-trunking hedge. Adaptable to pruning and training. Bright to dark green leaves are glossy, narrow, serrated and aromatic when crushed. Yellow flowers in spring are followed by waxy purple berries. Attracts birds and butterflies. Coastal California native.

USDA Zone: Zones 7 - 10

Sunset Zone: Zones 4 - 9, 14 - 24

Mature Height: 10 - 30 feet

Mature Width: 10 - 20 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun, Filtered Sun, Partial Sun, Partial Shade, Shade

Water Needs: Moderate, Regular

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