BERBERIS wilsoniae

Commonly known as Barberry

Grey-green leaves brownish red in autumn. Coral-red berries
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BERBERIS wilsoniae

 
£14.00 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 10+ £11.00 each
Any 3+ £12.00 each
  • Semi-evergreen Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
    Usually entire, oblong-spoon-shaped leaves to 2.5cm (1in) long.
  • Height
    1m (39in)
  • Spread
    2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Dense, mound-forming, very spiny shrub with spreading, arching branches. Flowers are followed by spherical, translucent pink fruit to 6mm (¼in) across
  • Hardy - cold winter Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Berries These plants have berries.
  • Good to know
    wildlife plant - attractive to insects
  • Pests & Diseases
    aphids, powdery mildew.
  • Place of origin
    western China (western Sichuan, Yunnan)
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles - short panicles or clusters of 4-7 flowers 7-10mm (¼-½in) across
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf shape
    Obovate see photos above
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • 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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1m (39in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  2m (6½ft)
 

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