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1 Gallon is 18-24 inch

A small, aromatic mound-shaped shrub, 2-4 ft. tall, occurring in dense colonies. Multiple stems with loose, spreading branches. Long, narrow, olive-green leaves, the edges of which have rolled back edges and rounded, fern-like division.

Flowers are brown catkins that appear before the leaves unfold. A small nut is enclosed in a bur-like husk. Sweet-fern is a member of the wax-myrtle or bayberry family, which occurs nearly worldwide, with about 40 species of small trees and shrubs; 5 native tree species and 3 shrub species in North America. The leaves are very aromatic when crushed.

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SKU: COPEC2 Category:

Additional information

Native

Long Island, United States

Sunlight

Full, Full-Partial, Partial

Moisture

Medium, Wet, Wet-Medium

Special Attributes

Bird Attractor, Butterfly Attractor, Salt Tolerant

Size

1 Gallon, 2 Gallon

1 Gallon is 18-24 inch

A small, aromatic mound-shaped shrub, 2-4 ft. tall, occurring in dense colonies. Multiple stems with loose, spreading branches. Long, narrow, olive-green leaves, the edges of which have rolled back edges and rounded, fern-like division.

Flowers are brown catkins that appear before the leaves unfold. A small nut is enclosed in a bur-like husk. Sweet-fern is a member of the wax-myrtle or bayberry family, which occurs nearly worldwide, with about 40 species of small trees and shrubs; 5 native tree species and 3 shrub species in North America. The leaves are very aromatic when crushed.

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