SUNJOY® Mini Salsa


Berberis thunbergii


USPP 24,841

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  • Consistent
  • Fast to produce
  • Neat habit

Improved 'Crimson Pygmy' barberry. Why grow 'Crimson Pygmy' barberry when you can set yourself apart with superior Sunjoy® Mini Salsa barberry? This improved selection does not revert, is faster growing and more uniform, and offers vivid, consistent foliage color. Try it yourself and see the difference!

USDA Zone 4 - 8 (-30°F/-34.4°C)

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Exposure Full sun

Height 18 - 24"

Width 18 - 24"

Finish Time 1 season

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Spring

Flower Color Yellow

Foliage Color Red

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.