Golden Treasure™ Barberry

Berberis thunbergii 'Bogozam'

This exceptional dwarf rounded shrub offers bright golden foliage, providing great contrast to burgundy varieties. More compact than 'Crimson Pygmy'. Hardy and sun tolerant, resisting sunscald. An ideal accent, foundation or border shrub.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationBUR-bur-is thun-BER-jee-eye
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing to only 2 ft. tall and 2 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorYellow
Garden StyleContemporary
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBarrier, Border, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Ornamental Berries, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Compact Form
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 a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. No pruning is necessary except to maintain desired shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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