Northern Bayberry

General Information

Northern Bayberry is a deciduous shrub.  It is a moderate sized shrub, growing to 6 feet tall.  It is densely branched, with a generally rounded overall growth habit.  It can work well in a variety of different landscaping areas.  The foliage is quite attractive.  The leaves are narrow, with a leathery texture and glossy appearance.  The densely growing leaves are medium green in color.  These plants are most always male or female.  The plants have small clusters of flowers in the spring.  This is followed by clusters of small gray to white waxy coated fruits in the late summer.  These fruits are attractive to birds.

Additional Information

Myrica pensylvanica grows to a height of 5 to 6 feet, with a similar spread.  It is recommended for USDA climate zones 3 to 7.  Northern Bayberry can grow well in full to part sunlight.  It does well with average amounts of moisture in well drained soils.  It is not known to have any serious disease or insect issues. 

Shipping Notes

NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI.  Due to Department of Agriculture regulations, we cannot send plants to California. Our products will ship with either USPS or FedEx.  They should take 2 to 3 days to reach most areas that we ship to.  All of our plants will be shipped out within 7 to 10 business days, with certain exceptions.    

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Mature Width 5 to 6 Feet
Mature Height 5 to 6 Feet
Light Full to Part Sun
Planting Zone 3 to 7

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US Planting Zones


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