Southern Wax Myrtle
Full sun, Partial sun
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||MIR-i-ka Cer-IF-er-a|
|Average Size at Maturity||Shrub or small tree 12 ft. tall and 8 to 10 ft. wide.|
|Landscape Use||Privacy Screen, Very Wet Areas, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Attractive Bark, North American Native Selection, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9