BERBERIS thunbergii 'Red Chief'

Commonly known as Japanese barberry

Deep reddish purple leaves on bright red stems
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BERBERIS thunbergii 'Red Chief'

 
£14.00 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 10+ £11.00 each
Any 3+ £12.00 each
  • Deciduous
    leaves to 3cm (1¼in) long.
  • Yellow
  • Height
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Upright, spiny shrub with arching branches. Produces lemon yellow flowers in spring followed by red berries and scarlet foliage in autumn.
  • 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.
  • Pests & Diseases
    aphids, powdery mildew.
  • Place of origin
    Japan
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes
  • 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
    Bee friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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