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

Notes:

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.

COMMENTS

  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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