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botanical name:
Berberis thunbergii
Berberis thunbergii © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Barberry
family:  Berberidaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 1.50m
width: 1.20m
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 branches of mid-green leaves, usually turning red in autumn. Small yellow flowers in April, later followed by bright red berries.

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

usage:
Good for autumn colour.

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