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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 3 ft (1 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Green leaves, paler beneath; yellow flowers in spring; red fruit

Uses: Shrub borders Informal hedge Barrier hedging

Zones: 4-9

Description: Native to Japan, this deciduous shrub has a compact foliage cover and a rounded shape. It grows to a height of 3 ft (1 m) and has a spread of 8 ft (2.4 m). Erect pillar-shaped cultivars are sometimes taller but have a narrower spread. The egg-shaped, fres

Growth Habit: Rounded spreading habit with arching branches

Comments: Cultivars available

Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Duration: Perennial

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