Myrica cerifera
Wax Myrtle

Family: Myricaceae

Form: Multi-stemmed, evergreen shrub or small tree, reaching 5-20’

Leaves: Simple, alternate, serrate along apex, aromatic

Stem/Bark: Multiple, suckering, grayish, smooth

Flower: Brownish, small axillary catkins, inconspicuous

Fruit: Drupe, appearing in dense clusters along stems, grayish-blue, small and waxy

Comments: A dwarf form is available in the trade