A semi-evergreen shrub with a rounded habit. Its small white fruits are eaten and dispersed by yellow-rumped warblers. The fruits’ waxy coating is also used to make bay candles. Foliage used like culinary bay. Nitrogen fixer.
Female plants bear fruit. A female and male tree are recommended for fruiting.
Height: 4′ – 10′ Blooms: May
Habitat: Dry to moist, sun to part sun