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BERBERIS thunbergii

Commonly known as Japanese barberry

Green leaves changing to orange-red in autumn. Suitable for hedges
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.
£14.00 each
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Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2021
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Deciduous - leaves to 3cm (1¼in) long, fresh green above, bluish green beneath.
  • Yellow - red-tinged, pale yellow flowers.
  • Height - 1m (39in)
  • Spread - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Hedge - Ideal for hedging
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - dense, rounded, spiny shrub. Produces flowers along the branches, followed by ellipsoid, glossy red fruit.
  • 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 - wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, powdery mildew.
  • Place of origin - Japan
  • Flower Shape - Racemes - - umbel-like racemes of 2-5, rarely solitary, flowers 1cm (½in) long
  • 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 -
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  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Tolerates all - - any well-drained soil.
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant
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1m (39in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  2.5m (8ft)
 

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BERBERIS thunbergii 'Admiration'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: Japanese barberry.
Compact, low growing variety with lovely orange-red leaves with a yellow edge. Good orange autumn colour
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BERBERIS thunbergii atropurpurea

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Commonly known as: Japanese barberry, Purple-leafed barberry.
Best purple foliage berberis
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BERBERIS thunbergii 'Atropurpurea-nana'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: Japanese barberry, Purple-leafed barberry.
Dwarf purple berberis
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BERBERIS thunbergii 'Aurea'

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Commonly known as: Golden-leafed barberry, Japanese barberry.
Bright gold foliage
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BERBERIS thunbergii 'Golden Ring'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: Japanese barberry.
Leaves purplish-red with greenish-yellow border
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BERBERIS thunbergii 'Red Chief'

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Commonly known as: Japanese barberry.
Deep reddish purple leaves on bright red stems
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BERBERIS thunbergii 'Rose Glow'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: Japanese barberry.
Leaves of young shoots purple, mottled silvery pink and bright rose, becoming purple later
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