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Re: Beautyberry

It's native here. Tell you how I got mine. Ms Fatma and I drove out to Charley Crowley's nursery--which is quite a trek, fording streams and long washboard dirt/marl roads--looking for I forget [maybe the Petrea; that's where we got it]. On the way out of the back woods, just as we were re-fording the creek, Ms Fatma spied the purple berries in the roadside scrub. We always carry pruning [purloining] shears in our vehicles. So I stopped and we took several cuttings. They rooted easily.

Never had the soil tested. It's sand over limestone with several millennia of pine needles rotting on top of it, which is why it's called Florida black sand.

On Nov 8, 2006, at 10:04 AM, Cersgarden@aol.com wrote:

In a message dated 11/8/06 6:31:53 AM, TeichFlora@aol.com writes:

I was just rather surprised that Jim was able to grow it in his area,
obviously their soil is more acidic than ours here.

Noreen, we do not have acidic soil but usually within the 6 - 7.5 range. We
do not have sandy soil either but clay however mine has been amended. My
garden is more of a zone 4 than 5 and it is located on the open west side of
lot within the dripline of a Linden.

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Island Jim
Southwest Florida
27.0 N, 82.4 W
Hardiness Zone 10
Heat Zone 10
Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
Maximum 100 F [38 C]

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