Lava Nugget® Barberry
Berberis thunbergii 'SMBTM' PP #30,594
Pronunciation: BUR-bur-is thun-BER-jee-eye
|Description||A compact, large-leaved barberry with bright orange-red new foliage that ages to a deep burgundy. Small yellow flowers appear in spring. The warm, rich color pairs beautifully with green or gold-leaved plants. Excellent for mass plantings, a low hedge or accent plant. Rust resistant and approved in states with rust restrictions. Deciduous.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Reaches 3 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Compact Form, Benefits Birds|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Barrier, Border, Container, Hedge|
|Companion Plants||Boxwood (Buxus); Switchgrass (Panicum); Potentilla (Potentilla); Spirea (Spiraea); Cypress (Chamaecyparis); Weigela (Weigela)|
|Care||Thrives in average, well-drained soil; avoid poorly drained, wet sites. Best color in full sun. 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. Prune annually in late winter to shape.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.