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Berberis linearifolia


Order: Ranunculales
   Family: Berberidaceae
            Genus: Berberis
                        Specie: Berberis linearifolia

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 6 ft (1.8 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Dark green glossy leaves; clusters of orange to apricot flowers in spring; blue-black fruit

Uses: Shrub borders Informal hedge Specimen shrub

Zones: 6-9

Description: This evergreen spiny shrub of Argentina and the Chilean Andes is sparsely branching with a rigid erect habit, and grows to a height of 6 ft (1.8 m) with a spread of 5 ft (1.5 m). Its dark green glossy leaves, 2 in (5 cm) long, are egg-shaped to lanceolate

Growth Habit: Erect sparse habit

Comments: Cultivars available

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