Gold Pillar Barberry Shrubs

Berberis thunbergii 'Maria' Plant Patent #18,082

Growzone: 4-7

As Low As $27.95
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This Plants Growzone: 4-7
Growing Zone: 4-7
Mature Height: 3 to 4 feet
Mature Width: 1.5 to 2 feet
Classification: Broad Leaved deciduous shrub
Sunlight: Partial to full sun
Habit: Upright columnar
Foliage: Red in spring turning bright golden in summer
Flower Color: Inconspicuous
Pruning Season: Best pruned in late spring or summer to maintain shape
Soil Condition: Any well drained slightly acidic soil
Water Requirements: Water well until established
Uses: Use as a vertical feature or to add color to the mixed border

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Bright yellow leaved Gold Pillar Barberry has a similar shape to Helmond's Pillar Barberry. It produces bright golden foliage with red new growth in the spring.


Full Description

Gold Pillar Barberry has a similar in shape to Helmonds Pillar Barberry. It produces vivid golden foliage with red new growth in the spring. It's golden yellow foliage does not burn in the full sun and turns bright orange-red in the fall. Use Gold Pillar Barberry to add vertical elements to the mixed border or use as a focal.


Planting Information

We suggest when planting your newly purchased Gold Pillar Barberry plants that you dig a hole twice as wide as the root system but not deeper. Depending on the quality of your existing soil you may need to add a locally sourced compost or topsoil to the back-fill soil. We do not recommend using straight topsoil or compost as a back-fill soil because more times than not these products will retain entirely to much moisture and will cause the root system to rot. Adding compost or topsoil will help the young feeder roots of Gold Pillar Barberry to spread through the loose, nutrient rich soil, much easier than if you used solely the existing soil which more times than not will be hard and compacted. The most common cause of plant death after transplanting is planting the new plant to deep. That is why we do not recommend planting in a hole any deeper than the soil line of the plant in the pot. A good rule is that you should still be able to see the soil the plant was grown in after back-filling the hole. Bio-tone starter fertilizer is a great starter fertilizer that provides plants with mycorrhizae fungus. It is a naturally occurring beneficial fungus that colonizes on the new growing roots of plants. It creates a barrier between the roots of the plant and fungus and pathogens that can cause root rot. We love this product and use it on all plants we install in our own gardens. Bio-tone is a gardeners best friend and can help guarantee your success.


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