Berberis thunbergii 'Aurea'
  • Berberis thunbergii 'Aurea'

Berberis thunbergii 'Aurea'

£9.95

(Barberry) One of the most delightful small foliage plants, Berberis thunbergii 'Aurea' is a small, compact shrub with glorious golden yellow leaves which show strong red tints in a good autumn before falling.

Quantity
Supplied Size: 3L pots (3 years old, 25 - 30 cm tall)

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One of the most delightful small foliage plants, Berberis thunbergii 'Aurea' is a small, compact shrub with glorious golden yellow leaves which show strong red tints in a good autumn before falling.

It is worth bearing in mind that the leaves need sun light to colour properly but can sometimes be burnt in too hot a position and is therefore usually best planted in partial shade in a hot garden. A great plant for smaller gardens or containers which can really brighten up otherwise dark areas.


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: March - April.
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Berberis thunbergii 'Aurea' grows to be a compact, small, dome-shaped, densely branching shrub.
    • Height: 1 m (3 ft)
    • Spread: 1 m (3 ft)
  • Pruning: Gentle pruning to shape in early spring will cause Berberis thunbergii 'Aurea' to become more bushy still.

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Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Eventual Size
Shrub - Small (less than 5 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
Special Features
Autumn Colour, Leaf Colour - Gold/Yellow, To grow in a pot

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