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Myrica carolinensis - Plant

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Myrica pensylvanica, the northern bayberry, is a species of Myrica native to eastern North America, from Newfoundland west to Ontario and Ohio, and south to

Common name: bayberry
Color: Yellowish green
Bloom time: May
Height: 5.00 to 10.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow

Planting & Care
Easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Prefers moist, peaty or sandy, acidic soils, but tolerates a wide range of soils and growing conditions, including drought, poor soils, wet soils, high winds and salt spray (seashore or road salt conditions)

Sunlight: Full Sun

Soil: well-drained soil

Water: medium

Temprature: 2° 9

Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

Care:
  • A mostly dioecious shrub (male and female flowers appear in separate catkins on separate plants).
  • Neither catkin is showy, with only the male flowers displaying color (drab yellowish-green).
  • Flowers on female plants, if pollinated, are followed by attractive clusters of tiny, grayish-white fruits in late summer which usually persist through the winter, but are not particularly showy.


Special Feature:
Best in groups or massed. A versatile shrub that can be used in woodland gardens or shrub borders, as a screen or informal hedge, in wet or shady sites, or on a bank for erosion control.
Use
Medicinal use:
  • Ayurveda,

Ornamental use:
  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose.


Note:
for medicinal use, please consult appropriate doctor before use.

Reference:
http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=e310

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