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botanical name:
Berberis dictyophylla
Berberis dictyophylla © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Barberry
family:  Berberidaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 2.00m
width: 2.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
fruit colour: red
stem/bark: brown
main season: Autumn
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
description:
Thorny deciduous shrub with long twiggy, arching reddish-brown branches. The young stems are red and covered with white bloom. Bright green leaves, white underneath, colouring well in autumn. Small yellow flowers in spring, followed by large red berries which are also covered by a white bloom.

cultivation:
Most well drained soils in sun or part shade.

propagation:
From seed or cuttings.

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