Category: Tree - Evergreen
Zones: 7(?) to 10
Size: 80' tall in its native habitat
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade
Large flat leaves, glossy and smooth with pointed tips. Moist well-drained soil.
Published in Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 798 in 1891.
Basionym Myrica nagi Thunb.
Native to China, Japan and Taiwan.
I purchased a 2 quart plant from Nurseries Caroliniana in March 2012. The plants were seedlings from a specimen at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. Pollen source unknown. I potted it up to a 2 gallon pot and will overwinter it inside.