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pensylvanica

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 6-10 ft (1.8-3 m)

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

Features: Lance-shaped leaves; pale gray fruit

Uses: Shrub borders, underplanting, woodland gardens

Zones: 2-8

Description: Native to the coasts of eastern North America, this 6?10?ft (1.8?3?m) tall shrub is semi-evergreen to deciduous, depending on the degree of winter cold it experiences. It has a spreading suckering growth habit, 1?3?in (2.5?8 cm) long, lance-shaped leaves

Growth Habit: Spreading suckering habit

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