Wax Myrtle Details

Wax Myrtle

  • Botanical Name: Myrica cerifera
  • Plant Type: Ornamental Tree
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Water Demand: Medium
  • Landscape Use: Border - Edge, Screen - Physical (e.g., barriers)
  • Ornamental Value:
  • Native/Adapted: Native
  • Wildlife Value: Birds
  • Season:
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
  • Plant Form: Bushy
  • Plant Spread: 10'
  • Plant Height: 15'-18'


A fast-growing large shrub that can be trained as a multi-trunked tree. Fragrant foliage.

Tree Care Guide

Wax Myrtle Photos