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Berberis Thunbergii (Japanese Barberry) 5L Pot

Berberis thunbergii, commonly known as Japanese barberry or Thunberg’s barberry, is a deciduous shrub native to Japan and other parts of Asia. It belongs to the Berberidaceae family and is widely cultivated for its attractive foliage and berries. Here are some key features and information about Berberis thunbergii:

Appearance: Japanese barberry is a compact shrub that typically grows to a height of 1-2 meters (3-6 feet) and has a similar spread. It has small, obovate, or elliptic leaves that are green during the growing season and often turn red, orange, or yellow in the fall. The stems are thorny and bear clusters of small, pale yellow flowers in spring, followed by bright red berries that persist into winter.

Cultivars: Over the years, numerous cultivars of Berberis thunbergii have been developed with variations in leaf color, growth habit, and size. Some popular cultivars include ‘Crimson Pygmy’ (compact with deep burgundy foliage), ‘Aurea’ (golden foliage), and ‘Rose Glow’ (variegated leaves with pink and white markings).

Growing conditions: Japanese barberry is adaptable to a wide range of growing conditions. It prefers full sun but can tolerate partial shade. It is tolerant of various soil types but performs best in well-drained soil. Berberis thunbergii is also quite hardy and can withstand cold temperatures and drought once established.

Uses: Berberis thunbergii is commonly used as an ornamental shrub in gardens and landscapes. Its vibrant foliage and berries provide visual interest, especially during the fall and winter months. The thorny branches also make it an effective barrier or hedging plant for creating boundaries. In addition, some species of Berberis, including Berberis thunbergii, have been used in traditional medicine for their potential health benefits.

Delivery Times Ireland 3-5 working days


Height
40/60cm

Growth rate
30cm per year

Planting Distance
3 per meter

 

Height
40/60cm

 

Growth Rate
30cm per year

 

Planting Distance
3 per metre

 

6.00

32 in stock

32 in stock