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Callicarpa americanaCallicarpa americana

American beautyberry, French mulberry

Photograph(s) by*: USFWS BES


Height: 6-6'
Spread: 6-6'
Flowers: Jun.-Aug.; lavender-pink
Fruit: Sept.-Mar.; lavender; berry

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Dry Moist
Soil pH: 4.8-7
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy


in most soils

Native to

Region: Coastal *
States: MD


Songbird Small mammal *


flowers from new growth; if overgrown prune to 6-18" tall; will regain height in one season

 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
Last updated: 1 October 2004