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Purple beautyberry  

Callicarpa dichotoma

Purple beautyberry is part of the Callicarpa genus and its scientific name is Callicarpa dichotoma. This variety typically blooms in the following colours:   Pink lace. Purple beautyberry grows as a perennial and is an ornamental. Being a perennial plant, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Normally reaching to a mature height of 4.39 feet (1.35 metres). Popular varieties of Purple beautyberry with home gardeners are Issai and Early Amethyst.

Typically, Purple beautyberry is normally fairly low maintenance and can thus be quite easy to grow - only a basic level of care is required throughout the year to ensure it thrives. Being aware of the basic growing conditions this plant likes (soil, sun and water) will result in a strong and vibrant plant.

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How to grow Purple beautyberry

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

A partial sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to water moderately. Zone 5 to 8 are typically the USDA Hardiness Zones that are appropriate for this plant (although this can vary based on your microclimate).

See our list of companion Plants for Purple beautyberry to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Purple beautyberry from seed

Transplanting Purple beautyberry

Common Purple beautyberry problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Purple beautyberry plants:

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Purple beautyberry care instructions

How long does Purple beautyberry take to grow?

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Popular varieties of Purple beautyberry

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