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Sunjoy Orange Pillar 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
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
Mature Size
4' 3'
Height
3' - 4'
Spread
18" - 3'
  • Details

    Features

    The same incredible neon orange foliage as Sunjoy Neo barberry, but with the useful, versatile habit of best-selling Sunjoy Gold Pillar barberry. Developed by Dr. Tom Ranney and his team at NCSU. 

    Top reasons to grow Sunjoy Orange Pillar barberry:

    - Versatile, appealing shape adds drama and flair

    - Vibrant, persistant neon orange coloring

    - Very deer resistant

    Foliage Interest
    Fall Interest
    Resists: 
    Deer

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Shrub
    Shrub Type: 
    Deciduous
    Height Category: 
    Tall
    Garden Height: 
    36 - 48 Inches
    Spacing: 
    18 - 36 Inches
    Spread: 
    18 - 36 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Yellow
    Foliage Colors: 
    Orange
    Foliage Colors: 
    Red
    Foliage Shade: 
    Orangey=Red
    Habit: 
    Upright
    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
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Needs Good Drainage
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Poor Soil
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses Notes: 

    Shrub borders, groupings, masses, perennial borders and containers.

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Extremely adaptable, but prefers well-drained soil. This upright columnar selection does not require any pruning, but may be shaped in summer. Deciduous. Fertilize in early spring by applying a slow release fertilizer specialized for trees & shrubs. Follow the label for the recommended rate of application.

    PLEASE NOTE: Sunjoy Orange Pillar® - 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: 

    If you cut open a barberry stem, the wood inside is yellow.

    Sunjoy Orange Pillar Berberis thunbergii 'NCBT3' USPPAF
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