SUNJOY® Mini Saffron


Berberis thunbergii


USPP 24,817

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Sunjoy Mini Saffron Berberis in landscape Group of Sunjoy Mini Saffron Berberis in landscape with lilacs Sunjoy Mini Saffron Berberis in landscape
  • Fast growing
  • Bright color
  • Dwarf habit

Fast growing! Looking for a fast-growing yet dwarf golden barberry? This is it! Sunjoy® Mini Saffron is a burn-resistant gem that shines out in the landscape, even in the heat of summer. The foliage has hints of orange in the new growth and turns orange-red in fall. Neat, mounded habit.

USDA Zone 4 - 8 (-30°F/-34.4°C)

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Exposure Full sun

Height 18 - 24"

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 Fast growing enough to be profitable! Tolerates urban conditions like parking lots, street plantings.