Barberry (Berberis thunbergii)


Bareroot hedging available November - March

Berberis thunbergii 'Atropurpureum' (Barberry)

Berberis thunbergii is a medium sized spiny shrub with small rounded leaves. The variety 'Atropurpureum' has attractive, deep purple-red leaves that turn a coppery colour in the autumn. In spring it bears small yellow flowers, with tints of red, followed by small shiny red fruits. Barberry will grow in any well-drained soil, in sun or partial shade (the best autumn colours are achieved in full sun) Barberry is ideal for creating a dense thorny hedge, and it's deep colour creates a contrast with other foliage. Average eventual height 3-5ft.


 Bundles of 25 plants are available below. For large quantities and local deliveries please contact us before purchase so we can ensure you get the bulk price and are not overcharged on delivery. Quantities of under 25 plants can only be purchased in person at the nursery.

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