Golden Rocket Barberry

Berberis thunbergii 'Golden Rocket' PP #18,626

Pronunciation: BUR-bur-is thun-BER-jee-eye
SKU #06300
4-8

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OVERVIEW
Description Expect dramatic color from spring to fall with this unique shrub with its narrow, upright habit and showy, bright yellow foliage that creates excellent color contrast in mixed borders. This variety produces few flowers and little to no viable seed, making it a great alternative over many other barberries. Deciduous.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Slowly reaches 3 to 5 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care
Problems/Solutions Deer Resistant, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Road Salt Tolerant
Growth Rate Slow
Growth Habit Upright
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Barrier, Border, Container, Hedge
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Yellow
Companion Plants Boxwood (Buxus); Potentilla (Potentilla); Smoke Tree (Cotinus); Spirea (Spiraea); Weigela (Weigela)
CARE
Care Thrives in average, well-drained soil; avoid poorly drained, wet sites. Best color in full sun. Water deeply, regularly in first few growing seasons to establish root system; reduce frequency once established. Feed before new growth begins in spring. Prune young plants in late winter to promote dense new growth.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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