Black-Purple Plant with big cherry sized berries found at nursery.

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Date Photo Taken: July 23, 2011
Location: Atlanta, GA plant nursery
Posted By: swiman


Black/Purple Leaves. Dark Green underside. Big cherry sized berries that look to be black/dark green and ripen to bright red. (Some are bright red now in late July) We are all stumped.

Nursery employee didn’t know.


  1. Walter Reeves The Georgia Gardener says:

    Looks like an overgrown purple-leaved pepper plant

    July 31st, 2011 at 3:00 pm
  2. swiman Registered says:

    Thanks Walter! We started looking at peppers and decided that is is a Black Pearl Pepper plant.

    August 1st, 2011 at 1:10 am
  3. lacey Unregistered says:

    i saw one of these plants at a local xeriscape garden and fell in love with it! i had no idea what it was, thanks for helping me find out.

    November 3rd, 2011 at 4:27 am

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