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botanical name:
Berberis glaucocarpa
Berberis glaucocarpa © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Barberry
family:  Berberidaceae
characteristics: shrub, semi-evergreen
height: 3.00m
width: 2.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: arching
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
fruit colour: black
stem/bark: dark grey
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
description:
Semi-evergreen shrub with spiny arching branches. Yellow flowers in drooping clusters in spring, followed by ovoid, bloomy blue-black berries. Good autumn colour, with some leaves persisting through winter.

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

propagation:
From seed or cuttings.

other notes:
From Kashmir and Nepal

Regarded as invasive in New Zealand.

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