Sweetgale

Myrica gale
  • Light Full Sun Partial Sun Shade
  • Growth Rate Growth Rate Moderate
  • Height Height 3 to 5
  • Width Height 5 to 10

A smaller relative of bayberry, sweet gale is a small suckering, colinizing shrub of the northern midwest. The plant is aromatic inparting is namesake. Site preference is full sun in moist soils. It is often associated with wetlands but can handle medium soils. Sweet gale is dioecious and a nitrogen fixer. When it forms dense colonies it is used by select songbirds for cover.

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Description

A smaller relative of bayberry, sweet gale is a small suckering, colinizing shrub of the northern midwest. The plant is aromatic inparting is namesake. Site preference is full sun in moist soils. It is often associated with wetlands but can handle medium soils. Sweet gale is dioecious and a nitrogen fixer. When it forms dense colonies it is used by select songbirds for cover.

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Dimensions 6047483221 × 60474843220 cm
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