Southern Wax Myrtle

The Southern Wax Myrtle, also known as the Myrica cerifera, is a small evergreen tree or shrub. It grows up to 30 feet tall with a spreading canopy. Its fragrant leaves are used in essential oils and candle-making. Its berries are a food source for birds and can be used in cooking. It's drought-tolerant and prefers full sun to partial shade. It's commonly used for landscaping, erosion control, and wildlife habitats.

Southern Wax Myrtle

(Myrica cerifera)


Hard Wood

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