Morella inodora

Odorless Wax Myrtle

Myrtaceae

Also known as Myrica inodora

Plant Specifics

Form:Shrub
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:Inconspicuous
Fruit Color:Brown
Phenology:Evergreen
Noted for:Interesting foliage

Landscaping

Recommended Uses:Screen along the edge of swamps. Primarily used for restoration.
Propagation:
Availability:Seed
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
 (Stays Wet ----- to ----- Somewhat moist, no flooding)
Moisture Tolerance: Stays Wet ----- to ----- Somewhat moist, no flooding
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Soil or other substrate:Organic material (muck), Sand
Soil pH:Acidic

Ecology

Wildlife:
 

Birds eat the fruits.

Insects:
Native Habitats:Shrub-tree bogs, bayheads, swamps, especially with Cyrilla racemiflora.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 9A 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

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