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CALLICARPA kwangtungensis

Commonly known as Beauty berry, French mulberry

Purple-lilac berries and purple leaf colour in autumn
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Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2020 - These plants are not available until September/October 2019
£17.00 each

Delivery Information Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2020
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Deciduous - leaves 7-30cm (3-12in) long.
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - purplish young twigs and small white flowers.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Berries - These plants have berries.
  • Good to know - wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - southern China.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 4
    Suitable for: Deciduous trees and shrubs that flower on current year's growth or are grown for winter stem effect.
    Pruning: Hard prune to a low permanent framework.
    When: Annually in early Spring.

    RHS group 5, 6 & 7
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Bird friendly
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Callicarpa - Growing Guide
1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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