SUNJOY® Citrus


Berberis thunbergii


USPP 24,818

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  • Fast growing
  • Bright color
  • Rounded habit

Improved golden barberry. Sunjoy® Citrus barberry is an improved Berberis 'Aurea' - better looking and faster growing means more profitable! Neat, rounded habit results in a uniformly ball-shaped plant that looks nice in a container. This plant was evaluated for over five years in full sun to ensure excellent burn-resistance.

USDA Zone 4 - 8 (-30°F/-34.4°C)

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Exposure Full sun

Height 2 - 3'

Width 2 - 3'

Finish Time 1 season

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Spring

Flower Color Yellow

Foliage Color Yellow

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil Any well-drained soil will do; tolerates dry conditions once established.

Pruning Barberry does not take well to hard pruning. However, it may be trimmed as needed in late spring/early summer. Avoid cutting into thick wood unless you are removing entire branches.

Uses Foundation plantings, borders, perennial gardens, home security.

Growing Tips Tolerates urban conditions like parking lots, street plantings.