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25 Purple Barberry Hedging Plants 20-30cm / Berberis Thunbergii Atropurpureum


25 Purple Barberry / Berberis Thunbergii Atropurpureum

20-30cm Barerooted 2yr old


These are BARE ROOTED plants which can be planted from the end of October until April and will be dispatched as soon as the weather turns cold and they become dormant.The dispatch date depends on the Autumn temperature and varies from year to year.


A common variety of the species berberis. A deciduous plant with red leaves and yellow flowers in spring. Ideal plant for colourful and spiny hedges.


Growing Details:

Common Name: Purple Barberry
Genus: Berberis
Species: thunbergii atropurpureum
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
Soil type: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Chalky/alkaline, Dry, Moist
Height: 1-1.5m
Spread: 1-1.5m
Spacing: 3 Plants Per Metre




Deep reddish-brown thorny branches of this Berberis make it an attractive yet impenetrable hedge. They produce yellow flowers in spring and vibrant red berries in the autumn, so they make a versatile and colourful addition to anyone's garden. Purple Barberry growth rate is up to 15-20cm per year. If planted 3 or 4 per metre for a dense hedge.


For the bare root planting instructions, please click here.

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