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PlantFiles: California Wax Myrtle, Pacific Waxmyrtle
Morella californica

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Family: Myricaceae
Genus: Morella (mor-EL-a) (Info)
Species: californica (kal-ih-FOR-nik-uh) (Info)

Synonym:Myrica californica

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Category:
Shrubs
Trees

Height:
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Aromatic
Leathery-Textured

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Hoopa, California
Saint Augustine, Florida
Portland, Oregon
Salem, Oregon
Sumter, South Carolina
Austin, Texas
Dallas, Texas
Spring, Texas
Lake Forest Park, Washington
Langley, Washington
White Center, Washington



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