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Trees & Shrubs

Myrica gale - Sweet Gale

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Height: This deciduous shrub can grow to 5 ft. tall.

Habitat: Grows best in wet to moist soil in full to part sun. Tolerates salt spray.

Foliage: Lance shaped, green, fragrant leaves.

Flowers: Small yellow flowers form in clusters in catkins and bloom April through June.

Bark: Brown bark.

Natural Habitat: Found in coastal bogs to swamps and wet areas.

Why is it good for my garden? Sweet gale is a great plant for wet areas and is a nitrogen fixer for the soil. Great habitat for birds. This plant was traditionally used for bedding since the wonderful fragrance would keep bugs away.

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