Sunjoy Mini Saffron barberry has golden foliage and sense habit.Sunjoy Mini Saffron barberry has golden foliage and sense habit.

Sunjoy® Mini Saffron Barberry

Tiny, tidy, and super colorful! Sunjoy Mini Saffron barberry just needs sun and well-drained soil – if you can give it that, it will give you bright gold foliage spring-fall and never need pruning or trimming. Like other barberries, it’s free of pests and diseases, including deer, and offers tremendous versatility in the landscape. Foliage has been extensively evaluated and proven to resist burning in full sun.

Top reasons to grow Sunjoy Mini Saffron barberry:

  • Colorful yet easy care
  • Highly deer resistant
  • Does not burn, even in bright sun

Additional information

Dimensions 2 × 1.5 ft
Botanical Name

<i>Berberis thunbergii</i> 'Kasia' pp#24817

Zone

4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Flower Color

Yellow

Foliage Color

Yellow

Height

1.5-2'

Width/Spread

2-2.5'

Exposure

Full Sun

Soil

Average, Dry, Well-drained

Bloom Time

Summer

Uses

Borders, Foundations, Low Hedges, Mass Planting

Features

Alkaline soil, Clay soil, Deer resistant, Disease resistant, Drought tolerant, Foliage interest, Heat tolerant

Blooms On

Old wood

SKU: 03248 Plant Type:

Light: Full sun (6+hrs/day)

Soil: Any average, well-drained soil will do

Water: Average water needs; some drought tolerance once established

Fertilizing: Nothing special required; apply a granular fertilizer formulated for woody plants in early spring if desired

Pruning: Barberry needs little to no pruning, and that’s one of the things that people like about it. If you do wish to prune or trim, the best time to do that is in late spring/early summer, after the new growth for the season has emerged. Avoid cutting into any thick, woody stems that are thicker than pencil unless you are removing them completely.

Other notes: Barberry has thorns. Agricultural restrictions prevent all barberry varieties from being sold in or shipped to CT, IN, MA, ME, NH, NY, OH, VT, WI, WV. Proven Winners ColorChoice barberries are not available in Canada.

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