SUNJOY® Gold Beret


Berberis thunbergii


USPP 20,602

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  • Very dwarf
  • Bright color
  • Burn resistant

Improved dwarf golden barberry! Sunjoy® Gold Beret barberry is a super-small mounding type with bright gold foliage, attractive red new growth and red fall color. Proven to be burn resistant in side by side tests with other yellow leaf barberry. A low maintenance plant for mass plantings or tight spaces that need a shot of bright color. Of particular interest to those with rock gardens, outdoor railroads, and dwarf conifer collections.

Awards MOBOT Tried and True

USDA Zone 4 - 8 (-30°F/-34.4°C)

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Exposure Full sun

Height 6 - 12"

Width 12 - 18"

Finish Time 1.5 seasons

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 Shrub borders, mxed plantings, low hedges, rock gardens

Growing Tips Very versatile habit and wide-ranging appeal for landscapers and homeowners alike. No pruning or trimming required.