Andra Windorf Nus

Andra Windorf Nus is a research specialist in the Department of Horticultural Science at North Carolina State University. She breeds plants for the Mountain Crop Improvement Lab.

  • ‘Issai’ Asian beautyberry

    Beautyberry: Fall’s Most Fantastic Shrub

    At a glance Callicarpa spp. and cvs. Zones: 5–9 Size: 4 to 6 feet tall and wide (unless otherwise noted) Conditions: Full sun to partial shade; evenly moist, average soil…

  • How-To

    How to Prune Beautyberries

    Four-season shrubs are like gold to a gardener. A plant that blooms gorgeously in spring, has wonderful summer foliage followed by fall color, and then displays great bark and structure…