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Korean Barberry
Berberis koreana
Korean Barberry flowers
Size:
Size: small
Small

Medium

Large
Exposure/ Light Requirements:
Full Shade not required.
Full Shade
Full Sun required.
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade required.
Partial Sun/Shade
Hardiness Zone: 3 - 7 
Mature Height: 3-6 Feet
Mature Width: 3-6 Feet
Features: Small yellow flowers in hanging clusters in mid-spring; bright red berries in clusters in autumn; autumn color is purplish red.
Culture: Full sun to partial shade; tolerates a wide range of soils except those that are overly wet.
Mature Form: Multi-stemmed, oval to rounded; can sucker from the roots and this can alter the overall shape.
Native To: Korea
Soil Conditions:
Soil condition: DryDry
Soil condition: Moist, Well-DrainedMoist, Well-Drained
Wet
Tolerance:
Tolerance: Alkaline SoilAlkaline Soil
Tolerance: Dry SitesDry Sites
Salt
Soil Compaction
Wet Sites
Tolerance: WindWind
Uses:
Use for: Barrier.Barrier
Use for: Border.Border
Foundation
Use for: Hedge.Hedge
Massing
Naturalizing
Screen
Use for: Specimen.Specimen
Foliage Color: Green
 
Fall Foliage Color: Purple
Red
 
Additional Notes: Light pruning may be needed to maintain good shape.

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