Barberry

 

Berberis trifoliolata

 

 

Berberidaceae

 

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Form: Shrub
Seasonality
: Evergreen

Size: 5 ft high by 5 ft wide
Leaves
: Blue-gray, medium texture, sharply pointed
Flowers
: yellow, spring to summer
Fruit
: red berries that attract birds
Stems/Trunks
: sprawling
Range/Origin
: Europe, Western Asia
Hardiness
: USDA 7-10, 15o F

Comments: Spiny, prickly leaves

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

        Exposure: Full sun

        Water: Low to Moderate

        Soil: Tolerant but well drained

        Propagation: Seeds or cuttings

         Maintenance: Moderate pruning and regular cut back to encourage attractive growth

 

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