OTHER: WAX MYRTLE
LATIN NAME: MORELLA CERIFERA
This tree can grow as tall as 20-25 feet tall, but is usually kept shorter. Its thin, light green leaves release a delightfully spicy fragrance when crushed. This tree is very resilient, as it can tolerate heavy winds, waterlogged soil, and salt spray.
Amount of Sunlight: Full sun to partial shade
Amount of Water: Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Soil Conditions: can grow in nearly any soil; prefers moist soil
Cold Hardiness Zone: 7-10
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Provide well-drained soil, rich in organic matter. Feed with an acid fertilizer before spring growth. Prune to shape after flowering.