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Wintergreen Barberry Berberis julianae

Description

Berberis julianae is the hardiest evergreen barberry. It can be severely pruned and makes a good screen or barrier. This plant is particularly resistant to damage by deer, is moderately salt tolerant, and is tolerant to a range of soil types. This plant's habit is a rounded, dense mound, but it may become open with age. Its texture is medium to fine. 

Seed: Berry

Cultivars:
  • 'Nana'
  • 'Spring Glory'
Tags:
#red#evergreen#sun#fall color#yellow#full sun#partial shade#drought tolerant#spring#shrub#yellow flowers#salt tolerant#spring flowers#barrier#playground#cpp#deer damage#red fall leaves#children's garden#screen
Cultivars:
  • 'Nana'
  • 'Spring Glory'
Tags:
#red#evergreen#sun#fall color#yellow#full sun#partial shade#drought tolerant#spring#shrub#yellow flowers#salt tolerant#spring flowers#barrier#playground#cpp#deer damage#red fall leaves#children's garden#screen
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Berberis
    Species:
    julianae
    Play Value:
    Wildlife Enhancement
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    Drought tolerant, deer damage, salt tolerant
    Dimensions:
    Height: 4 ft. 0 in. - 6 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 6 ft. 0 in. - 8 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Dense
    Mounding
    Open
    Rounded
    Texture:
    Fine
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Black
    Blue
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Fall
    Fruit Type:
    Berry
    Fruit Length:
    < 1 inch
    Fruit Description:
    .3-in., oval, bluish-black fruit that persists into fall
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Description:
    Small, yellow flowers in spring
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Green
    Deciduous Leaf Fall Color:
    Red/Burgundy
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Leaf Margin:
    Serrate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    1-3 inches
    Leaf Description:
    This plant has alternate, simple, lustrous, and dark green leaves. They are 2-3 in. long, spiny, and serrated with a wine-red fall color.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Children's Garden
    Design Feature:
    Barrier
    Screen/Privacy
    Attracts:
    Songbirds
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer
    Drought
    Salt