A big tree with large leaves that can grow 9 in. across. A mature tree develops a massive trunk with an open wide-spreading crown. The bark is especially beautiful in winter when large patches of creamy white inner bark are prominent.
Callicarpa americana. Photo: Mervin Wallace
Typical Landscape Use
Establishment and Care Instructions
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