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Berberis thunbergii 'Red Pillar'
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Berberis thunbergii 'Red Pillar'
Berberis thunbergii 'Red Pillar'
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A handsome upright shrub, Berberis thunbergii 'Red Pillar' has a narrow, columnar habit when young with dark purple summer leaves and good red autumn tints before falling in October. Established plants spread a little if not pruned and gradually form a more vase-shaped habit.

The upright shape makes Berberis thunbergii 'Red Pillar' a good choice for formal planting and a distinctive garden shrub!

Supplied Size: 3L pots (approx 3 - 4 years old, 30 - 40 cm tall)

  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: March - April.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Small or eventually medium sized, narrow sized shrub.
    • Height:  up to 1 - 1.5 m (3 - 5 ft)
    • Spread: 0.3 - 0.6 m (1 - 2 ft)
  • Pruning: Prune Berberis thunbergii 'Red Pillar' to shape in late autumn or winter if required.


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