Southern Wax Myrtle Don's Dwarf (Myrica cerifera 'Don's Dwarf')
Southern Wax Myrtle is an evergreen shrub or small tree. Its leaves are fragrant when crushed and are an olive green color. Myrica cerifera ‘Don’s Dwarf’ is a dwarf form of the species, a Don Whiddon selection, and has a very full and dense growth habit and gets only 4-6′ tall and 4-6′ wide. This Wax Myrtle selection has smaller leaves than the species and shows more resistance to leaf spot. The Dwarf Wax Myrtle makes for a nice hedge especially if massed and has a tolerance to drought, salt, sandy soils, and wet soils.
Outdoor Light: Part shade to Part Sun
Mature Plant Size: 4-6'H x 4-6'W
Cannot ship to California or Hawaii, ships with soil