Myrica pensylvanica

Northern Bayberry

Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Native plant that is tolerant of sea spray
  • Aromatic leaves
  • Berries used in soaps, candles, and household products
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Sun
Attracts Songbirds
Attracts Songbirds
Dry Soil
Dry Soil
Moist, Well-Drained
Moist, Well-Drained

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Great for moist or dry soils

Grow in sun or part sun

Wildlife loves this native plant

Height: 5-6 ft
Spread: 7-8 ft
Price Level 1: $39.99~#2
Bloom Color:
Zone: 2-8
Price Level 2: $54.99~#3

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Naturalizing
  • Native

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun


  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Songbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Dry Soil
  • Moist, Well-Drained