Beautyberry, Purple Beautyberry Callicarpa dichotoma

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Botanical Name:

Callicarpa dichotoma

Family:

Verbenaceae

Genus:

Callicarpa

Species:

dichotoma

Common Name:

Beautyberry, Purple Beautyberry

Seeds Per Pound:
97,610
Quantity:
0.05 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
30
Germination:
71%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
4 feet
Collection Locale:
Massachusetts
Crop Year:
2018
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
6
In Stock: 0.05 lb
Prices
  • Callicarpa dichotoma

Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
7.95
10 g
69.50
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow seed 1/16" deep , tamp the soil, keep moist.
Other: stratification improves germination, but is not required.
In a Nutshell:
* Callicarpa dichotoma (common names, Purple Beautyberry or Early Amethyst ) is species of beautyberry . They are cultivated for ornamental use in gardens.
* The flowers are pink to white.
* The berries which are small drupes are purple. The fruits grow closely together in large clusters. The fruit provides food for wild life.
* The berries are bitter and are unfit for culinary use. This species can be found in China and Japan. more...
* Lavender flowers from June until August, followed by violet fruits in October; extremely attractive, smaller than C. japonica. more...