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Bayberry 'Bobee' - 3 Gal.

$50.99

Myrica pensylvanica 'Bobee'

This compact bayberry selection reaches just 6’ tall. The glossy foliage is larger than the species and has an attractive, leathery texture. It could be used in the garden as an informal hedge, or as a dark green backdrop to colorful borders. It is an absolute must for bird gardens attractingchickadees, red-bellied woodpeckers, tree swallows, catbirds, bluebirds, yellow-rumped warblers and more. Lovely combined with native roses (Rosa carolina), sweetfern (Comptonia peregrina), meadowsweet (Spiraea alba var. latifolia), and staghorn sumac (Rhus typhina). Tolerant of environmental stresses such as heat, drought, soil compaction and salt. A selection from Lake County Nursery

Plant Details

Zone: 3 - 7

Mature Size: 6-8ft High x 6-8ft Wide

Current Size: 12-15"

Growing Tips

Prefers an average, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Sandy, slightly acidic soil is best but these plants are adaptable to a wide range of soil types and moisture levels. Best planted in groups as a male plant is needed to pollinate female, fruit bearing plants. 

Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Availability and quality confirmed as of Friday, February 15 2019

Wondering what the #1, #2, #15 mean? The nursery industry uses these numbers to identify pot size. Wondering what size to buy? Check out this handy container comparison picture below. 

Plant Size Guide

Below is the most current USDA hardiness zone map. All of our products can be found by your particular winter hardiness zone shown below.