Common Barberry, European Barberry Berberis vulgaris

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Berberis vulgaris

Family:

Berberidaceae

Genus:

Berberis

Species:

vulgaris

Common Name:

Common Barberry, European Barberry

Seeds Per Pound:
29,964
Quantity:
0.06 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
27
Germination:
83%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
97%
Height:
10-12 feet
Collection Locale:
NY
Crop Year:
2016
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
4
In Stock: 0.06 lb
Prices
  • Berberis vulgaris

Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
19.95
10 g
129.95
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/8" deep , tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Yellow flowers, bright red or purple fruit that lasts into winter; upright, with a pendulous, weeping crown; fruits used in jams and jellies; scarlet autumn color; a Eurasian native. 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 vulgaris ( European barberry )/ ( Jaundice berry)/( Ambarbaris) is a shrub in the family Berberidaceae , native to central and southern Europe , northwest Africa and western Asia ; it is also naturalised in northern Europe, including the British Isles and Scandinavia , and North America . more...
* The fruit are edible raw or cooked. Rich in vitamin C, the fruit has a very acid flavour and is mainly used in preserves, though children and some adults seem to like it raw when it is fully ripe. more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov