Berberis darwinii
Barberry 

Berberis darwinii
Common name

Barberry

Group

Shrubs

Family

Berberidaceae

Description

Barberry. Upright evergreen shrub with glossy; spine-tipped; dark green leaves Pendent racemes of dark orange flowers followed by blue-glaucous; black fruit. Max Height 3m. Max Spread 3m. Flowers March to April. Fruits May. Full sun/partial shade. Hardy. Water thoroughly before planting.

Characteristics

Growth habit
Upright
Fragrance
No
Hardiness
Hardy
Toxicity
CAUTION toxic if eaten/skin and eye irritant

Size

Growth speed
Fast
Ultimate height
3m
Ultimate spread
3m

Colour

Flowers
Orange in March; April
Foliage
Green - Evergreen
Fruit
Blue; Black in May
 

Growing your plants

Aspect
Full sun/partial shade Sheltered site
Soil
Poor
Moisture
Moist; Well drained
Propagation
Stem cuttings
Usage
Border
Planting
Water thoroughly before planting

Caring for your plants

Pruning
After flowering Cut back flowered shoots to encourage new growth
Maintenance
Dead heading
Care
Keep moist in first year
Pests & diseases
Aphids; Rusts; Flea beetles

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Trolley
Regular 3 litre 20-30 cm --- £4.60 £ 55
Regular 3 litre 30-40 cm --- £4.60 £ 345
Regular 7.5 litre 40-60 cm --- £17.85 £ 4
Regular 10 litre 60-80 cm --- £17.85 £ 1