SUNJOY® Tangelo

Barberry

Berberis thunbergii

'O'Byrne'

USPP 26,546

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Sunjoy Tangelo Berberis with daffodils in spring Sunjoy Tangelo Berberis in landscape Close up of bright orange Sunjoy Tangelo Berberis foliage
  • Bright color
  • Versatile habit
  • Sun loving
Description

Unique orange foliage. Bright and cheery, Sunjoy® Tangelo barberry has tangy orange foliage that develops an appealing, distinctive chartreuse margin as it matures through the season. Stronger growing than conventional barberries, it is colorful in the landscape from spring to fall. Certified wheat-rust resistant.

USDA Zone
4 - 8 (-30°F/-34.4°C)
Exposure
Full sun
Height
3 - 4'
Width
3 - 4'
Finish Time
1 season
Type
Deciduous
Bloom Time
Spring
Flower Color
Yellow
Foliage Color
Orange
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

Mixed borders, hedges, foundation plantings.

Growing Tips

Tolerates urban conditions like parking lots, street plantings.