Golden Rocket Barberry

Berberis thunbergii 'Golden Rocket' PP #18,626

A narrow, upright-growing shrub with showy, bright yellow leaves. Excellent color contrast in borders. This variety produces few flowers and little to no viable seed, making it a great alternative over other barberries. Deciduous.
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4 - 8

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Full sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.


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Average Size at MaturityDense, rounded growth to 18 in. tall and wide.
Foliage ColorYellow
Garden StyleContemporary
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBarrier, Border, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureDeer Resistant, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed regularly during the growing season with a general purpose fertilizer. Prune annually in late winter to promote vigorous new growth.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 8

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