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botanical name:
Berberis x media 'Red Jewel'
Berberis x media 'Red Jewel' © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Barberry
family:  Berberidaceae
characteristics: shrub, semi-evergreen
height: 2.00m
width: 2.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: yellow
fruit colour: purple
stem/bark: brown
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
description:
Spiny, semi-evergreen, compact shrub. Slightly toothed, mid to dark green leaves which are bronzy-red when young. Rich red autumn colouring. Small clusters of yellow flowers in late spring followed by red-purple fruits.

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

propagation:
From cuttings.

other notes:
Hybrid from B.chenaultii x B.thunbergii.
RHS AGM

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