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The Hanlon Family
Pat & Laura, Molly Hanlon-Sundstrom


Beautyberry 'Issai' - Callicarpa dichotoma 'Issai'

Zone 5-8

Height 3-4' Spread 3-4'


Habitat:  Sun to part sun.  Drought tolerant, once plant is established.  Loves moist well drained soils.  Does not do well in brackish water.  It can tolerate a small amount of salt spray.  Does best when protected from direct spray.

Habit:  Considered a fast grower.  This variety of Beautyberry grows 3-4' high and spreads 3-4'.  Compact and rounded form.  Beautyberry is great for wildlife.  It provides cover, nectar for butterflies when in bloom and the fruit is loved by birds.

Leaves:  Leaves are a dark blue-green and turn yellow to purplish in the fall.

Fruit:  Striking lavender-purple berry clusters that remain after the leaves have dropped from the shrub.  Fruits are 1/6" wide and cluster in groups of 30-40.  Abundant fruiting even on young plants.  This variety is know for early fruiting.

Flowers:  Small pink flowers.  Flowers bloom on new wood, so pruning should be done in late winter or early spring. 

Distribution:  Grows well in zones 5-8.



To buy Beautyberry Shrubs by PHONE: We're glad to take your order by phone@ 231-544-6769.  Phone orders can be charged to VISA, Discover, AMEX or MasterCard accounts.

To buy Beautyberry Shrubs by MAIL: For those who wish to order by mail or prefer to send a check, send orders to: Porcupine Hollow Farm   8593 W. Old State Rd.  Central Lake, Mi. 49622

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