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Wax Myrtle

Myrica cerifera

$44.95 (25% Off)

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-t- Planting Mix
Wax Myrtle Planting Mix

Helps your Wax Myrtle get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Course Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.

Use 1 bag of Planting Mix for each plant ordered.

Soil Contents
-t- Root Rocket™ Fertilizer
Root Rocket™ Transplant Fertilizer

2oz. Packet

Get your new plants off to the right start by using Root Rocket™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much needed nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.

1 packet per plant

Root Rocket Fertilizer
Add A Decorative Pot

Growing Zones: 7-11
(hardy down to 10℉)

Growing Zones 7-11
You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

15-20 ft.

Mature Width:

15-20 ft.


Full Sun, Partial Sun


10 ft.

Growth Rate:


Drought Tolerance:


Botanical Name:

Myrica cerifera

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Great Versatility in an Ornamental Beauty

Native to the U.S., the Wax Myrtle is a fabulous evergreen plant with a long list of positive attributes to its credit.

In short, Wax Myrtle is deer resistant, heat and drought tolerant and grows fast in even poor soil. What more could you want in a carefree shrub?

If a partition or screen is your objective, then Wax Myrtle performs flawlessly. This shrub, with its dense foliage and quick-growing nature can easily be planted in multiples and shaped into a privacy hedge with occasional pruning.

With proper training, the Wax Myrtle also serves well as a small accent tree. This plant's foliage and berries are pleasingly fragrant, making it a great addition to your outdoor living space.

The Wax Myrtle blooms in the spring with tiny yellow-green flowers that are daintily aromatic.

Female Myrtle's will bear fruit berries that grow in clusters, and are green with an attractive bluish-white wax coating that lends them a vaporous gray appearance. The fruit matures in the fall and remains throughout winter, attracting a multitude of birds.

As a point of interest, the Wax Myrtle is also known as a Bayberry, because the wax can be separated from the fruit in boiling water to make fragrant bayberry scented candles. If you are crafty and enjoy making candles, this plant is a must have.

Known for its adaptable nature, the Wax Myrtle will put up with moist or dry soil and even grows well in infertile soils, but you'll get a truly crowning specimen with a bit of proper watering and fertilizer.

Wax Myrtles grow in either full sun or partial shade, and enjoy quite a lengthy life span. These plants are so trouble-free they practically take care of themselves.

Myrtle is 'green' in more ways than one, as it returns nitrogen to the soil and organically repels insects. Clip a few sprigs of this evergreen and place them around your closet or inside dresser drawers for a spicy hint of bayberry--you'll never buy another commercially-sold sachet again.

These fast-growing shrubs can grow as much as 5 feet per year, and reach mature heights upwards of 20 feet with an equivalent spread. So if shade is your goal, this tree certainly fits that bill.

Our Wax Myrtles are grown with expert, loving care and are healthy and ready for quick shipment today. Don't miss out on a great buy for a truly easy keeper in the garden!

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Customer Reviews

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Love wax myrtles. Have used them in west Texas (hot, dry, windy and freezing weather) and also in Houston (hot, wet, clay soil.) These trees take abuse and still look great. They can be a shrub, but I always trim the small branches that pop up along the trunks and mine have grown into very nice sized trees. They are evergreen, not messy (great around pools) and insects do not like them, so they are like an insect repellent of sorts. We had a fence behind our pool (about 10 feet clearance...then they built a house right on the other side of the fence, literally about 10 feet away. We planted tall trees (oaks such as bur, water oaks, elms) and put wax myrtles in between. Within 2 years we had tall trees with lower trees (wax myrtles-evergreen) filling in the spaces. Lovely, and made the neighbor house disappear and our backyard was a private oasis. You cannot kill a wax myrtle in my opinion. I prune the heck out of them when I am frustrated with other things (my husband just shakes his head when I'm hacking away) and they bounce back prettier than ever and get taller. Mine were up to the second floor of my house easily in about 2-3 years
January 1, 2013
Back as promised
I said I would come back in spring to write a review on my Wax Myrtle:
It looked pretty sad all through winter as one would expect when new in the ground.
Last week - BOOM! It exploded into growth with lots of new leaves and limbs, it looks very happy and based on what I have seen in just a few days, I anticipate some good growth!
It is facing west in clay soil in south Texas - a challenge for any plant!
March 31, 2015
over 3 years ago
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Arrived in good shape, in bush form for strong root system. I placed it in morning Texas sun for 1 week, then pruned into tree form. Supposed to ONLY trim 1/3 or less of current plant size. I trimmed/pruned almost half of delivered plant size. Kept in morning sun for another week then moved to plant location receiving 7+ hours of Texas summer sun/temps., for a week. I planted it following planting directions including plenty of water, except hole size. I planted in hole twice as deep and 3x as wide with compost, miracle gro and other planting material with 3 inches of mulch on top, but leaving top of root ball free from mulch to allow roots to 'breathe'. After pruning the plant size was roughly 2ft tall and 1 1/2ft wide. That was between May-June. Currently, the end of October, the plant size in tree form is 4 1/2-5ft tall and 3-3 1/2ft wide and extremely healthy. Still seeing new growth daily, though it is slowing. It is advertised as growing up to 5ft per year. Many plantings take at LEAST 2 years to become established and grow at higher rate. I expect growth of 4-5ft next growing season. This is a VERY durable, VERY easy to grow and VERY maintenance friendly plant. I do have some Black Diamond Crape Myrtles that are very 'finicky'. They take a lot of daily 'baby sitting' just to get them established. If they are gong to keep barely hang on by a thread, they WILL be replace with this Wax Myrtle. Wax Myrtles take effort and TOTAL neglect to kill. They grow in moist soil as well as dry, less than 'perfect' soil. If you're looking for a bush and/or tree that will easily grow to 15-20 feet within 3-5 years with little care/maintenance, I can't think of a better specimen, especially in the south, but also anywhere in its growing zones. Cheap, easy to grow and fast shade-hard to beat the Wax Myrtle, A.K.A. Southern Wax Myrtle, A.K.A. Bayberry Wax Myrtle. Get one or more. You will be impressed and happy with this plant/purchase. Though they can be grown as a bush, pruning to tree form is best in my opinion.
October 23, 2015
over 2 years ago
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Wax Myrtle
Love the tree so far. Really growing fast. To soon to tell long term how I will like it.
December 3, 2014
over 3 years ago
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Very happy.
The two wax myrtles I ordered arrived potted in nice size containers. They were wrapped and packaged well for the journey, and were green and healthy on arrival. I planted and watered them right away, and they've been doing great since.
July 28, 2015
over 2 years ago
Very impressed
I do not have a green thumb....let's be honest here. I ordered 3 of these and 2 are excellent and the 3rd is doing fairly ok! I consider this a huge victory especially since most things I plant die, and I am doing this is a hardly place (Kyle, TX). Just foow the watering instructions and you will be fine. I don't see how this company gets bad reviews. I mean obviously you need to put a little work into gardening. Very few times is it set and forget.
July 29, 2015
over 2 years ago
Be careful if you believe the description as a 'tree' - we bought 2 - the are small bushes (about 18 inches high). It's anything BUT a tree (perhaps after a decade or two it could be trained to be shaped as one...but that's not exactly 'fast growing' is it?)
January 1, 2013
over 4 years ago
Great Privacy Hedge
I had seen these at my sisiter's house and love them. My tree was delivered quickly and had a short shock period then began to grow. By this fall it should be almost a foot taller than when delivered. I have my own secret mix for my new trees and they always do great!

Thanks for the healthy tree and quick delivery
July 26, 2015
over 2 years ago
Growing Zone:
Wax Myrtle
I was surprised that after losing a lot of leaves, the wax myrtle is doing great! It's been a wet summer & I think that's helpful.
July 25, 2015
over 2 years ago
Still waiting but only been a couple months
Easy transplant. One of the two wax trees seems to be growing faster than other. Hoping to see some growth in next few months during spring.
January 2, 2015
over 3 years ago
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Planting & Care

It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Wax Myrtle

Wax Myrtle Planting Diretions

The Wax Myrtle (Myrica cerifera) is a semi-evergreen with a growth rate of 3-5 feet per year. It is a dense, fast growing shrub that can be planted in multiples to achieve a privacy hedge or can be formed into a small tree with the proper pruning and training.  Grayish-white berries attract birds throughout the winter months and are also used in addition to the wax on the leaves to make candles. Small yellow-green flowers will bloom in the spring giving off an aromatic scent.

Seasonal Information:  Hardy for zones 7-11, the Wax Myrtle does well in warmer climates.

Selecting a location: Wax Myrtles prefer well draining, slightly acidic soils, but will adapt to just about any soil type. If you’re located near a beach, this makes for a great tree as it is tolerant to sea spray. Select a location where where it will receive full to partial sunlight and where the roots will not be disturbed.

Planting Directions:
1) Dig a hole twice as wide and just as deep as the root system.
2) Place the tree in the hole and back fill it with your sandy, well-draining, slightly acidic soil. If you have clay soil, try amending it with sand, stone, perlite or fine potting soil.
3) Tamp the soil down as you back fill the hole to cut back on any air pockets from forming.
4) After planting, be sure to give your Wax Myrtle tree a deep watering for about 5 minutes. Mulching around the tree will help insulate the roots and keep your plant warm in the colder winter months as well.

Watering: Wax Myrtles do best when watered around the drip line every 10-14 days.  Avoid over watering your tree which will cause the leaves to wilt, turn brown and can even lead to root rot. As a rule of thumb, if the soil is moist 2-3 inches down, avoid watering your tree until it’s dry.

Fertilization: Wax Myrtles generally do not require very much fertilizing. If you do fertilize, avoid anything with an excessive amount of nitrogen as this will encourage lots of new growth but will require a more regular pruning regiment.

Pruning: When growing your Wax Myrtle as a hedge, minimal pruning is required to maintain a desired shape. Be sure to do any pruning in early spring before new growth starts. When the shrub is young, it can be trained into a tree-form by choosing the largest and strongest stem (or stems if you’d prefer a multi-trunk tree) and prune all other stems to ground level. Additional pruning will be needed each year to remove any lateral branches that grow off of any of the main stems that are within 4 feet of the ground. Also be sure to remove any suckers that grow out of the base of the tree as soon as they appear. Suckers can deprive the “alpha” portion of the tree of the necessary nutrients it needs to thrive.

Pests: Wax Myrtles do not have any serious common pests or diseases. You may see leaf spot but this is very rare. If you have soil with a higher pH, you may experience yellowing of the leaves. A soil test can help determine if this is an issue.

Planting & Care

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Why did you choose this? Store
for privacy hedges
Jasmine S on Jan 12, 2018
I chose this tree because I love plants that remind me of the coast and these grow naturally at my states local beaches in South Carolina.
RANDALL T on Dec 22, 2017
for privacy hedges
Jasmine S on Jan 12, 2018
After reading several reviews and viewing multiple pictures online, we selected the Wax Myrtle to plant as a hedge along our back fence line. We like that this is fast growing, fragrant, bird friendly, and the 15-20ft height is ideal.
Amy T on Dec 26, 2017
I chose this tree because I love plants that remind me of the coast and these grow naturally at my states local beaches in South Carolina.
RANDALL T on Dec 22, 2017
I trained into a tree. It's a native plant where I live.
Kristi A on Dec 12, 2017
This tree attracts birds...also supposed to be a fast growing tree..
Paula jacobs J on Nov 3, 2017
For privacy, fast growing and something different in my yard
Janice M on Nov 1, 2017
Fast growing evergreen that can be trimmed to tree. To be used as green screen.
Barbara B on Oct 9, 2017
I lost two trees during Hurricane Irma and would like to replace that area with a quick growing shrub.
I also use Bayberry during the Yule season and am interested in having a quick supply.
Janet C on Oct 7, 2017
This plant was recommended as a good hearty plant that would thrive in most any soil/lighting situation, and it also provides a great privacy barrier between properties placed close together...!
Anna W on Sep 29, 2017
Philip C on Aug 1, 2017
to help create shade
Patricia B on Jul 9, 2017
height of 15-20 ft, evergreen, clean tree
Teresa P on Jul 3, 2017
Tree my goats are able to eat
Michelle P on May 20, 2017
Natural fast growing privacy hedge.
Sandra D on May 18, 2017
Chose these plants for their quick growth, durability and ability to grow well in containers.Also we live in a hillside development which has many deer.
Jason L on Apr 24, 2017
good shade and repeals fleas thank u
ernest h on Apr 20, 2017
native, privacy evergreen shrub
Miriam J on Apr 11, 2017
wanted an evergreen shrub, something easy to grow
Sharon H on Apr 10, 2017
Evergreen, fast growing, privacy screen
Deborah J on Apr 7, 2017
fast growing privacy hedge for our front yard. We live on a busy street and want to have coverage quickly. In addition, like the wax myrtle heartiness.
Jeffrey D on Mar 30, 2017
Privacy Quickly
Erin M on Mar 29, 2017
I already have wax myrtles and love them... as much as the birds, butterflies and bunnies do!! They are a natural screen... look much better than the wood fence and I so enjoy watching the wild life play in and out of them all year long .. since they are evergreen! I'm anxious to see if these come in as good shape as the reviews say... I will let you know if they do!
dina s on Mar 17, 2017
also have had these before but unfortunately they did not do well during the winter in So Utah and look like they're unlikely to recover. Great shrub for privacy, easy to trim, fast growing in TX, did not do well in UT which surprised me.
Cj U on Mar 5, 2017
I have been searching for the last seven years for candles with the Christmas smell of Bayberry, hopeful this is the answer.
I can make my own and enjoy the birds and a hedge.
Carol P on Mar 3, 2017
We have a couple Crepe Myrtles and they're nice to look at and easy to grow, so why not Wax Myrtles? AND they are "evergreen" so, yea!
Dennis M on Feb 12, 2017
needed a fast growing barrier, was intrigued by the bird attracting berry angle
greg W on Dec 31, 2016
Paul f on Oct 30, 2016
Using as accent tree with ground cover and blooming plants.
Carolyn T on Aug 9, 2016
Chose for birding and wildlife habitat.
Waltraud B on Aug 1, 2016
Privacy from neighbors
Erica M on Jul 19, 2016
I chose this tree as part of a mixed evergreen privacy hedge
Nancy L on Jul 2, 2016
Wanted evergreen plants. I live in California, and we can have beautiful landscaping all year round; so whenever I can I want to take advantage of that.
J. H. S on Apr 8, 2016
they are Evergreen and have a great natural shape
Chenaniah C on Feb 21, 2016
I grew up on the east coast and went bayberry picking every year. Although this tree is not the bayberry bush I am familiar with, it does have the same smell and grows well in drought tolerant areas.
Douglas G on Feb 10, 2016
Evergreen that can be shaped as a hedge or pruned as a tree!
Bigmachine on Jan 31, 2016
It is just what I was looking for, fast growing, great for my fence line for privacy and shade.
Jeanne M on Dec 29, 2015
privacy, evergreen, size
diane d on Nov 27, 2015
Vanaro H on Nov 20, 2015
I picked this tree because it is an evergreen that does not drop it's leaves and is the right size for our back yard for shade and has many valuable assets like preventing bugs and having the bayberry smell.
marsha h on Oct 28, 2015
Fast growing. Trouble free. Very nice in tree form. No green thumb needed!
P. J on Oct 23, 2015
I love maple trees despite I live in zone 10, It didn't work out, leaves are dried and burnt. I am replacing these trees. Wax myrtle tree sounds very good for California weather, I couldn't find these trees in our local nursery.
Jane P on Oct 11, 2015
We have a retirement home on Tilghman Island MD. I am trying to make the yard as close to a native beach forest as I can. I have transplanted Lob Lolly Pines from other parts of the Chesapeake. I looked up "trees of Assateauge" and lo and behold the "Wax Myrtle" came up. I will probably buy other trees that grow in that ecosystem. Thanks for asking.
Frank L on Oct 5, 2015
Poor soil tolerance and fairly fast growing.
Shirley B on Sep 20, 2015
They have a lovely fragrance.
Eddie M on Sep 10, 2015
I needed a plant to do well in drought and poor soil. This says it will and the reviews also say it will do well with the conditions stated. I will let you know!
Janet W on Sep 7, 2015
Wanted a nice pretty tree to see out my door. Just right size and is growing great.
James D on Sep 2, 2015
After reading several reviews and viewing multiple pictures online, we selected the Wax Myrtle to plant as a hedge along our back fence line. We like that this is fast growing, fragrant, bird friendly, and the 15-20ft height is ideal.
Amy T on Dec 26, 2017
I trained into a tree. It's a native plant where I live.
Kristi A on Dec 12, 2017
Does the waxed myrtle stay green year you recommend for Ohio??
A shopper on Jun 15, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Wax Myrtles are evergreens, but Ohio is a little cold for them.
how are the roots of wax myrtle grow?
young h on Jun 20, 2014
BEST ANSWER: The Wax Myrtle has a non invasive colonizing root system. The roots grow down and out slightly like a crown.
How far apart do I plant them?
A shopper on Jun 27, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Plant them about 5 feet apart for a privacy screen.
Can this plant be used near the beach in Southern Florida, as a low maintenance narrow privacy hedge (4’ w by 20’-30’ h), with little need to keep re-hedging, planted in amended sandy soil, little direct sunlight, drought resistant winter & wet summers?
Mitra B on Jan 29, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Needs full sun to do its best. The more the sun light the taller, fuller and healthier it will be. Constant pruning needed to maintain a specific size.
How is a wax myrtle trained to grow into a shade tree?
Sister on Oct 15, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Cut all but 3 of the strongest trucks to the ground. Decide how much of the top growth you’d like to remain as the tree’s canopy and cut all the branches below. Remove any interior branches that's crossing other branches or growing inward. Pinch about an inch of growth off the tips of the remaining branches to promote new growth. From the very bottom tie up the branches every 1 foot up until you reach the canopy. Cut any new growth that appears below the canopy, when they appear
Im looking for an evergreen tree to plant close to my porch on with western exposure. Can the wax myrtle be pruned to keep it at appropiate size 4-5 ft wide and 5-9 ft tall?
Brenda E on Jun 3, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Yes, My tree is kept at about 4' wide and right now it's approximately 6' tall
is this tree toxic to pets if ingested?
A shopper on Oct 4, 2014
BEST ANSWER: There is not part on the Wax Myrtle that is poisonous, even the berries.
Can a wax myrtle survive in Denver, CO?
A shopper on Jun 4, 2014
BEST ANSWER: The growing zones are 7-11. Click the link to look up what growing zone you are in.
Is this tree deer tolerant?
Jill B on Nov 2, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Yes they are deer resistant. Please keep in mind that if deer are hungry enough they will eat anything.
I want to use this as a privacy screen - much like one of your reviews - to hide the house behind us! How far apart should they be planted? Not sure how many I need!
momchew3 on Aug 2, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I would plant 6 feet apart.
What type of fertilizer can you use on a wax myrtle?
Wayne C on Oct 4, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Here in South Florida because we're gardening in sand, I used manure and potting mix along with the Fast Growing Trees own shrub and hedge planting mix to plant the shrubs. Since then I have used all-purpose fertilizer, and the hedge is developing nicely.
I am interested in the shade and the berries. Will these trees produce berries? And do you need 2 trees to produce berries?
Cole H on Oct 27, 2016
BEST ANSWER: They are Dioecious trees meaning they have male and female parts on the same plant.
Do they stay green all year?
Carolyn J on Apr 27, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Wax Myrtle is an EVERGREEN, which means it will retain its leaves year-round, if it is within the appropriate range of USDA growing areas.
Can this tree be kept potted as a patio tree?
Diana on Jul 25, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Although extremely versatile, was myrtle grows at such an astounding rate, that I would not recommend planting in a pot.
In just 3 years mine were 10-12 feet tall. I believe a pot would be too restrictive. Wax myrtle can be trimmed and shaped to shrub height and beyond. Mine are 18 ft in just 3 years. Beautiful! But a pot would not do it justice.
Does it have fragrance?
refael E on Jul 24, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I have not noticed any fragrance or scent.
Does this require pruning every year like a crepe myrtle? I'm looking for something that doesn't require a great deal of maintenance.
Katie M on Oct 6, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I planted my wax myrtles late October 2016 and they looked
really scrawny etc. but this year....WOW!!! they really took off
and look beautiful. I had them pruned this year by my
landscaper (just a little bit) so that they'd be uniform in size and
width. I want them to grow to little over 4' as a hedge and it
appears to be happening. I'll wait and see if I want to have them
pruned next year or wait. They don't requite pruning like the
crepe myrtles I have.
can i keep it trimed at 5 foot high year after year?
lenny on Aug 18, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes you can.
I live in central Maryland, I need privacy fast, could this shrub be the one!?
Laura on Mar 25, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The growing zones are 7-11. Click the link to look up what growing zone you are in.
Would this grow in Sacramento CA? It's the right zone (9b) but I'm not sure if it is too dry here for them?
Meredith W on Sep 29, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The wax myrtle is doing well - it just grows slower during drought and extreme heat. Seems to tolerate all of our weather extremes...
Live in Oregon in Williameth valley. Does anyone know how well these will do? They will be used as a privacy screen.
Carole K on Apr 15, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The growing zones are 7-11. Click the link to look up what growing zone you are in.
WHEN SHOULD WAX MYRTLE BE PLANTED IN GROWING ZONE 9 OR 9B ? I'm using multiple plantings in Palm Springs for a privacy hedge.
John L on Mar 21, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I live in Oakland in California. I bought wax myrtle in September 2014 and I planted it than in my garden. I think you should plant it immediately now and keep it moist and shaded with some cloth for few weeks until it get stabilize. Palm Springs is very hot in Summer, so if you don't do it in couple of weeks it might be just to hot for planting and I would wait until the Autumn time.
Can I grow wax myrtle in total shade?
Cynthia R on Sep 20, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I would say no. I am not an expert and my tree is still quite young, but we have it in a place where it gets sun and shade part of the day and it is thriving.
do you recommend for deltona fl? Is this a good choice for property line/privacy?
rafael c on Sep 28, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I am not sure about Florida. I live in Mississippi, just south of the Tennessee border and my was myrtles are doing great! They have grown, almost all of them, about 2-3 feet each this year alone.
Are the wax myrtles deer tolerant?
Kenneth V on Mar 11, 2017
BEST ANSWER: They seem to be. We have plenty of deer in the backyard and so far they haven't eaten the wax myrtles.
Does southern wax Myrtle grow in a very wet soil? If not please recommend a shrub that is good for property line which has very wet soil. Something that I could plant and grows well and fast in wet soil. Thank you
Roya B on Feb 5, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I'm not sure about real wet. I'm in Virginia but come to think about it I have an irrigation system so it gets lots of water in the spring and fall with heavy watering. Summer we have to back it down to 45 minutes every third day. Hope this helps
I have 30 feet of fence and looking to use this plant as a screen how many would I need?
Michael S on Jun 24, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I would plant 6 feet apart.
plant in the fall?
michelle m on Sep 15, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Fall is great time to plant this tree. Once you get it in the ground it only takes a few weeks for the roots to get established and it will be good to go for the winter.
I have a lot Wax Myrtle Trees and some are loosing the leaves. What causes that? We live in Texas and had a lot of rain in May/June and now we are in a drought.Do new leaves come back ?
Brigitte F on Aug 17, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Hi Brigitte
Stress is what causes most leaf drop. In your case, the rain followed by drought is most likely what has happened. If you water them during your drought you will see new leaf growth. If you cannot water them it will not hurt your tree,shedding leaves is a way of allowing the rest of the tree to survive.
Can wax myrtles be used to make teas ?
Richard G on Aug 5, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The Wax Myrtle can be used to make tea
will wax myrtles repels fleas ?
ronney d on Oct 13, 2014

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