Royal Cloak Japanese Barberry
Berberis thunbergii 'Royal Cloak'
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||BUR-bur-is thun-BER-jee-eye|
|Average Size at Maturity||Long, arching stems form a fountain-shaped shrub 3 to 5 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Landscape Use||Barrier, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Boxwood (Buxus); Cypress (Chamaecyparis); Potentilla (Potentilla); Spirea (Spiraea); Weigela (Weigela)|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8