Japanese Barberry Berberis thunbergii

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Botanical Name:

Berberis thunbergii

Family:

Berberidaceae

Genus:

Berberis

Species:

thunbergii

Common Name:

Japanese Barberry

Height:
4-7 feet
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5

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  • Berberis thunbergii

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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:
* Berberis thunbergii ( Japanese barberry or Thunberg's Barberry , also Red Barberry ) is a species of Berberis , native to Japan and eastern Asia . more...
* Plants can be grown as a medium-size hedge. They are very tolerant of trimming and have prickles which make them an effective barrier to larger creatures. more...
* Bright green leaves, very dense, with a horizontal habit; orange, scarlet, and reddish purple in fall; yellow flowers followed by bright red fruit, very attractive in winter; generally a good, tough plant; good deciduous hedge plant.