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Pacific Wax Myrtle Seeds


Pacific Wax Myrtle Seeds & Propagation
M. californica Evergreen shrub for full sun
Wind & heat tolerant. Zone 7-10
Easy to grow, low maintenance
Use for hedging, specimen, small garden tree
Organically Grown Shrub Seeds, Canada
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Myrtis californicaPacific Wax Myrtle SeedsPacific Wax Myrtle
Also known as California Bayberry

Pacific Wax Myrtle Seeds

Type: Shrub, evergreen
Bloom: Spring (May)
Flower: Catkins followed by dark purple berries Sept to Oct
Height:10-30′ tall x 10-12′ wide
Light: Full sun, part shade
Soil: Well drained
P.H.: 6.0-7.5
Moisture:Average, moist
Use: Formal gardens, hedging, ornamental, specimen. Small garden tree, reforestation
Tolerances: Salt, wind, heat, shearing
Notes: Easy to grow, low maintenance, Versatile. Nitrogen fixer

Native to California, Washington, British Columbia

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Myrtus californica Seed Propagation
Indoors: Soak seeds overnight. Sow 1/4″ deep 8-10 weeks before last frost or mid Feb to mid March in Zone 8. Keep evenly moist & maintain 50-80F soil temperature. Erratic germination 12-28 days. Transplant at second set of true leaves. Harden off before planting out 12″ apart
Outdoors: Sow direct in Spring once soil has warmed. May onwards in Zone 8. Keep evenly moist. For prolonged harvest, sow successively throughout mid summer. Thin to 6-8″ apart


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