Northern Bayberry- YangMei Rootstock

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Myrica pensylvanica

This shrub has many uses and is salt tolerant and adaptable to variety of sites. Its noted use is as a rootstock for YangMei fruit tree or Chinese Bayberry, a highly sought after fruit tree from China that fetches $25+ per lbs of fruit. A little about Northern Bayberry- Fragrant with dense foliage on a compact form makes this great for hedges and screens. The white waxy coating on the small fruits is used for candle making. This shrub is evergreen in mild climates and deciduous elsewhere. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Grows to around 9 ft. tall, equal width. Wider than tall, Dense, deciduous shrub prized for aromatic foliage, fruit. Often used extensively for erosion control due to fibrous rooting and suckering habit and widely adaptable to a wide . Its noted that is pollution, drought and salt tolerant.

USDA Organic

Pot Size: 4x6 tree pot

Plant Size:9 inches+ (image is of actual trees from the nursery as of March 2023 so bigger as season goes along). Plant roots fill out to the bottom of a 3x9 tree band. Great for micro grafting Yangmei now or potting up to a 1 gallon or 3 gallon pot to increase girth to meet the thickness of your Yangmei accessible scion wood within a season.

USDA Hardiness: 3-10