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Golden Ruby® Barberry

Berberis thunbergii 'Goruzam' PP #16,203

Pronunciation: BUR-bur-is thun-BER-jee-eye
SKU #03523
4-8

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OVERVIEW
Description A handsome, compact shrub with colorful coral-orange foliage that lasts into autumn, then turns a brilliant mix of bright orange to brick red, accented with gold margins. Excellent as an accent, or plant in groupings in a low maintenance landscape. Rarely produces seedlings. Vigorous and hardy into USDA zone 3 with winter protection. Deciduous.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Forms a dense, rounded shape, 2 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Rounded
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, Hedge
Flower Color Yellow
Foliage Color Red
Companion Plants Boxwood (Buxus); Cypress (Chamaecyparis); Potentilla (Potentilla); Spirea (Spiraea); Weigela (Weigela)
CARE
Care Thrives in average, well-drained soil; avoid poorly drained, wet sites. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. No pruning required to maintain its size or shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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