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Orange Rocket Barberry

Common Name: Barberry

Variety: Orange Rocket Barberry

Genus species: Berberis thunbergii PP18411

Patent Info: PP18411

Features: 

Orange Rocket Barberry is the winner of the Best Shrub Award. It has dramatic orange foliage in Spring and Summer that turns ruby red Fall as small berries appear. This deciduous shrub has an upright, narrow habit and is fast growing. It is also resistant to deer and has a high heat tolerance.

Sun: Full to Part Sun; 6+ hours direct sun daily

Water: 2-3 times weekly

Hardiness Zone:  Hardy in Zones 4-9
                               Annual for Zones 3 & below

Bloom Time:  Spring

Mature Size: 3’ T x 4’ W

Prune: Not necessary

Soil Type:  Slightly acidic, well-drained soil, mulch recommended

Fertilize:  Use a Slow-Release, Granular Even Ratio (10-10-10) Formula in early Spring, repeat as directed.