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Order: Myricales
   Family: Myricaceae
            Genus: Myrica
                        Specie: gale

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 3-6 ft (1-1.8 m)

Cultivation: Moist, well-drained, humus-rich soil

Features: Aromatic leaves; buff yellow fruit

Uses: Damp sites, woodland gardens, shrub borders

Zones: 1-8

Description: Found over a wide range from Europe to Japan and in North America, this 3?6?ft (1?1.8?m) tall, deciduous shrub has toothed 1?21?2?in (2.5?6 cm) long leaves and massed spikes of buff yellow fruit. This species is extremely hardy and grows well in damp soil

Growth Habit: Dense bushy habit


Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Duration: Perennial

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