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BERBERIS wilsoniae

Commonly known as Barberry

Grey-green leaves brownish red in autumn. Coral-red berries
Further Reading....
  • 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

BERBERIS wilsoniae

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£14.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 10+ £11.00 each
Any 3+ £12.00 each
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
  • 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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