Crimson Ruby® Japanese Barberry

Berberis thunbergii 'Criruzam'

SKU
2394
This dense, small shrub displays outstanding burgundy-red foliage throughout the warm seasons providing rich landscape color to low hedges, foundation plantings and formal gardens. Forms a dense, rounded shrub 2 ft. tall and wide. Insignficant yellow flowers in spring. Full sun. Deciduous.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationBUR-bur-is thun-BER-jee-eye
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 2 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorBurgundy
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBarrier, Border, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDense Habit, Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Poor Soils, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Tolerates Road Salt
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Key FeatureColorful Dwarf Shrub

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. Once established reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. No pruning required to maintain its size or shape.

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