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BERBERIS thunbergii 'Atropurpurea-nana'

Commonly known as Japanese barberry, Purple-leafed barberry

Dwarf purple berberis
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£14.00 each
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Any 10+ £11.00 each
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  • Deciduous - red-purple foliage.
  • Yellow
  • Height - 50cm (20in)
  • Spread - 75cm (30in)
  • Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions. - small, dense, rounded shrub. Berries often remain after leaves have fallen
  • Hedge - Ideal for hedging
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Berries - These plants have berries.
  • Good to know - aka 'Crimson Pygmy'. 'Little Favourite'.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, powdery mildew.
  • Place of origin - Japan
  • Flower Shape - Racemes -
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept -
  • Rockery (inc alpine)
  • Suitable for small gardens - Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Purple -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Obovate - see photos above
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 2
    Suitable for: Deciduous shrubs and trees that flower in Spring or early Summer on previous year's growth, including plants that produce new growth at or near ground level.
    Pruning: Prune flowered shoots to strong buds. Cut back approximately 1/4 of old shoots to the base to promote replacement growth.
    When: Annually, after flowering.

    RHS groups 2 & 3
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Tolerates all - - any well-drained soil.
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Bird friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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