SUNJOY® Citrus

Barberry

Berberis thunbergii

'Koren'

USPP 24,818

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  • Fast growing
  • Bright color
  • Rounded habit
Description

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)
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.