Amur Barberry Berberis amurensis

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Botanical Name:

Berberis amurensis







Common Name:

Amur Barberry

9-12 feet
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  • Berberis amurensis

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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* A deciduous species with yellow-gray stems, red fruit, native to the Amur region of China and to Japan. Not available for sale in Canada,or the States of CO,IL,IN,IA,KS,MI,MN,MO,MT,NE,ND,OH,SD,WV,WI,WY,and parts of PA,VA,and WA due to the Black stem rust eradication program.
* Berberis amurensis Ruprecht, Bull. Cl. Phys.-Math. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg. 15: 260. 1857. ??? huang lu mu Berberis vulgaris Linnaeus var. amurensis (Ruprecht) Regel. more...
* Name verified on: 19-Jan-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 19-Jan-2012 more...
* The root is antirheumatic. Berberine, universally present in rhizomes of Berberis species, has marked antibacterial effects. Since it is not appreciably absorbed by the body, it is used orally in the treatment of various enteric infections, especially bacterial dysentery. more...