About purple beautyberry
Purple beautyberry is a small, compact, deciduous, woody shrub with showy, ornamental fruits that may last long after the shrub has dropped its leaves for winter. It is a native of China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam. It has been introduced in the United States and Taiwan, but it's not widely available. It's easy to grow and low maintenance, 2 to 4 feet tall and prefers full sun.
Also known as
purple beautyberry and early amethyst
How to care for purple beautyberry
purple beautyberry needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
December 7th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Philadelphia is currently very low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in…
December 5th, 2021
Philadelphia is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Philadelphia is expected to decrease by 26% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 6.7 megajoules of energy per…
December 6th, 2021
This month, Philadelphia is getting an average of 7.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 9.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.2 total hours of …
purple beautyberry love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ⛅.
purple beautyberry does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your purple beautyberry after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
December 6th, 2021
The growing potential in Philadelphia is very low 📉.
Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.