If you live in a chilly climate, you may consider growing northern bayberry (Myrica pensylvanica). These upright, semi-evergreen shrubs are extremely cold tolerant (to zone 2) and quite ornamental. For more information on northern bayberry trees, as well as tips on how to grow a northern bayberry, read on. About Northern Bayberry Trees Some gardeners growing northern bayberry refer to the plants as trees. However, the plant matures to only 10 feet tall by 10 feet wide (3 meters by 3 meters) and definitely falls firmly within the “shrub” category. Northern bayberry, or simply bayberry, plants are loved by gardeners for their ornamental value in the garden. They light up the backyard in winter with lovely silver berries. As these shrubs mature, they tend to spread by suckers. If you aren’t careful, you’ll end up with a colony where you started with just a few plants. How to Grow a
Originally posted 2018-05-11 12:35:39.