Northern Bayberry, Bayberry Myrica pensylvanica

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Myrica pensylvanica - with wax

Family:

Myricaceae

Genus:

Myrica

Species:

pensylvanica

Common Name:

Northern Bayberry, Bayberry

Seeds Per Pound:
13,509
Quantity:
15.9 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
29
Germination:
77%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
6-12 feet
Collection Locale:
Ohio
Crop Year:
2019
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
3
In Stock: 15.9 lb
Prices
  • Myrica pensylvanica - with wax

Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
$4.95
1 oz
$15.95
1 lb
$69.50
10 lb
$482.66
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: remove all wax from seed, wash in warm detergent water to completely get the wax off, rinse 3 times.
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days.
Germination: seed may start to germinate in cold strat., sow seed 1/8" deep , tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* The Northern Bayberry ( Myrica pensylvanica ) is a species of Myrica native to eastern North America , from Newfoundland west to Ontario and Ohio , and south to North Carolina . more...
* This is a handsome plant especially in it's native coastal habitat where it is salt tolerant and grows in poor sandy soil.
Shiny dark green leathery leaves, aromatic when crushed, may be deciduous or semievergreen. This is a great plant for massing or grouping, in full sun or shade. The gray berries appear in large masses, used in candle-making, leaves used to make a gray-green dye. The plant may be tall and upright or low if exposed to wind, native to northeast U.S., especially along the seashore.
* Habit and Form

a semievergreen to deciduous shrub
typically 5' to 6', can reach 10'
upright, spreading branching habit
shape is irregular to mounded
multi-stemmed, suckering and colony-forming
coastal plants are low-growing, often only 1' to 2' tall
more...