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Callicarpa dichotoma 'Shirobana' /Japanese Beautyberry

Callicarpa dichotoma 'Shirobana'   / Callicarpa dichotoma 'Shirobana'
Two shrubs of the Japanese beautyberry
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Two shrubs of the Japanese beautyberry

Summer fruiting in early green stage and later white berries

Fruiting in early and late stages of development

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Scientific Name: Callicarpa dichotoma 'Shirobana'
Common Name: Japanese Beautyberry
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Winter
Fruit color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants for Xeriscapes
Plants that Attract Birds
Shrubs, Fruiting
Comments: This is a great deciduous shrub for naturalistic settings. Provide some sunlight to obtain a heavy fruit set. A good location is on the edge of a woodland garden. The white berries are quite showy in shaded gardens.