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Berberis thunbergii 'Cabernet'

Japanese Barberry

from £14.50

5 / 5 based on 1 customer review
RHS Award of Garden Merit
Description Plant Care Q & A Description

Cabernet is an extremely dense, compact form of 'Crimson Pygmy', and requires little to no pruning. Its bright crimson new growth is followed by rich burgundy to purple foliage.

  • Eventual Size: 1 metre
  • Position: Full Sun/part shade
  • Habit: Bushy
  • Soil: Any fertile, well drained soil
  • Plantgroup: Shrubs/Trees
  • Plant type: Hedge plant, fruit/berries, ground cover, in group
  • Flowering period: April, May
  • Colour (flower): Yellow
  • Colour (leaf): Green, Red
  • Height: 50 cm - 100 cm
  • Location: Sun - half shade
  • Evergreen: Yes
  • Hardiness: -20 °C
  • Common Names: Japanese Barberry 'Cabernet'
Eventual Size of Berberis thunbergii 'Cabernet' Eventual Size of Berberis thunbergii 'Cabernet'
Eventual size after 10 years
Plant Care

Add good quality compost to existing soil when planting, top mulch in the autumn. Prune in late spring or autumn if required.

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on 26 Aug 2016

5 / 5

Extremely fast deliver and very pleased with the size of the plants received