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Sunjoy® Tangelo Barberry Berberis thunbergii

Exposure
  • Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Fall
Mature Size
4' 4'
Height
3' - 4'
Spread
3' - 4'
  • Details

    Features

    A zingy accent to spice up your landscape!

    Bright and cheery, this new barberry has vivid orange new growth that develops a distinctive chartreuse margin as the season goes on. Stronger growing than other variegated cultivars, it is colorful in the landscape from spring to fall. Certified wheat-rust resistant.

    Top three reasons to grow Sunjoy® Tangelo barberry:

    - Intense orange new growth makes a strong statement in the landscape

    - Highly deer-resistant

    - Thorny stems are good for planting under windows for added security.

    Foliage Interest
    Fall Interest
    Drought Tolerant
    Resists: 
    Deer

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Shrub
    Shrub Type: 
    Deciduous
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    36 - 48 Inches
    Spacing: 
    36 - 48 Inches
    Spread: 
    36 - 48 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Yellow
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Colors: 
    Orange
    Foliage Shade: 
    orange
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Thriller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Grown for Foliage
    Hardiness Zones: 
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
    Water Category: 
    Low
    Needs Good Drainage
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses Notes: 

    Landscapes

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Prefers well-drained soils. May be pruned to shape in summer.

    PLEASE NOTE: Sunjoy® Tangelo - Barberry - Berberis thunbergii is restricted and cannot be shipped to the state(s) of CT, DE, IN, MA, ME, MN, NH, NY, VT, or WV. MD notes that it may be invasive.

    Fun Facts: 

    The wood of barberry is bright yellow inside - cut a stem and take a look!

    Sunjoy® Tangelo Berberis thunbergii 'O'Byrne' USPP 26,546
  • 3 Reviews

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    Browse reviews from people who have grown this plant.
    • THE COLORS https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/29/6d/79/296d795e22f0e199cd78fffaa858fb57.jpg

      Stephen
      , North Carolina
      , United States
      , 5 years ago
    • I Really love this Barberry.. It is extremely Beautiful... the changing of the colors from spring to fall is amazing! I would definitely recommend my friends or anyone to atleast get one of these... I have 3..

      4aGreen Thumb
      , Wisconsin
      , United States
      , 6 years ago
    • This is an awesome plant whose orange appears fluorescent. It has grown rapidly since planting and took hold right away.

      Judy Pino, PhD
      , California
      , United States
      , 8 years ago
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