American Beautyberry

    Zones: 6-10
    Exposure: Full to Partial Sun
    Mature Size: 3-5'H x 3-5'S
    Bloom: Purple Berries
    Pot Size: 3.25"
    Availability: Sold Out: Spring 2025!
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      Callicarpa americana

      Herb Growing Tips

      Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade 

      Temperature: Zones 6-10

      Watering: Water during stretches without rainfall

      Soil: Moist, average, well-draining soil 

      Comments: The leaves of the beautyberry shrubs are aromatic and can be used as a mosquito repellent. Pruning in late winter or early spring while the shrubs are dormant will lead to a more robust berry display. When planting Beautyberry, space the shrubs 5 to 7 feet apart for proper growth.

      Herb Description:  .

      American Beautyberry, called Callicarpa americana, is a deciduous shrub native to the southeastern United States. It can grow up to 6 feet tall and wide, making it an excellent addition to gardens, particularly in zones 6-10. This plant thrives in full sun to partial shade and is not picky about soil, as it can grow in native soil within its growing zones. However, it's important to ensure that the plant is watered during dry periods to prevent it from drying out.

      One of the benefits of growing American Beautyberry is its ability to attract birds and other wildlife to your garden. The purple berries serve as a food source for many species. Additionally, the berries are visually striking and can add a pop of color to your landscape.

      However, one potential downside to growing this plant is that it can spread easily and become invasive if not monitored closely. Regular pruning can help to keep it in check and prevent it from taking over your garden. Despite this, American Beautyberry is a low-maintenance and visually appealing plant that can add natural beauty to your home landscape.

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