Myrica californica
Pacific Wax Myrtle
Myricaceae
Exposure
Sun or part shade
Water
Regular water
Form
Evergreen shrub
Height
35 feet
Flower color
Green
Bloom time
Spring
Wax myrtle can be trained as a small tree, hedge or large shrub. The flowers are borne in catkins
and develop into purple waxy berries. Needs shade in inland areas.
Habitat
Coastal scrub, redwood forest