BERBERIS x ottawensis 'Superba'

Commonly known as Barberry

Yellow flowers, purple foliage, strong grower
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BERBERIS x ottawensis 'Superba'

 
£14.00 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 10+ £11.00 each
Any 3+ £12.00 each
  • Deciduous
    Leaves, mainly entire, to 3cm (1¼ in) long turn crimson in autumn.
  • Yellow
  • Height
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Spread
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Hedge Ideal for hedging
  • Tall Shrub
    Vigorous, rounded shrub. Produces flowers 2-5, 1cm (½in) long, in clusters along the branches, followed by red fruits.
  • 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
    B. thunbergii x B. vulgaris
  • Pests & Diseases
    aphids, powdery mildew.
  • Place of origin
    garden origin.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • 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
  • Soil Conditions
    Tolerates all - any well-drained soil.
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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2.5m (8ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.5m (8ft)
 

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