AWARD

BERBERIS temolaica

Commonly known as Barberry

White-glaucous arching stems, later purple. Grey-green leaves
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Entire or few-spined leaves to 4.5cm (1¾in) long
  • Yellow
  • Height
    To 2m (6½ft)
  • Spread
    3m (10ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Distinctive shrub with solitary, small, pale yellow flowers on very short stalks followed by red fruit 1cm (½in) long with white bloom.
  • 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 temolaica

 
Available late spring to early summer 2022 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£40.00 each 
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2022
plant size comparison icon 3 Litre

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Collected by Kingdon Ward in 1924
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, powdery mildew
    Place of origin
    Southeastern Tibet
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Oblong
    (see photos above)
    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
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
to 2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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