American beautyberry (Callicarpa americana)
The American beautyberry is a native North American shrub that grows pink and purple berries. Rather than the berries hanging from a branch, they instead wrap around branches in groups.
|How to Harvest
|Full sun to bear the most fruit, but can tolerate light shade as well; Like many other berries, it prefers acidic soil under a pH of 6; Requires a moderate amount of water; extra shade is not necessary
|Since they are so popular among deer, it is not uncommon to see your beautyberry shrubs eaten by deer that have passed through
|The berries are plucked as you would grapes
|Height: up to 6 feet