Simply Trees

Pygmy Barberry

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$108.00
 
Twice a monthFull sunDeer resistant
 
  •  At maturity, it reaches a modest height and width of 2-3 feet, making it perfect for small gardens, borders, or containers
  • The Pygmy Barberry is a hardy and resilient plant that demands attention with its striking hues and adds a touch of elegance to any landscape
 

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With the Pygmy Barberry, expect a year-round spectacle of colors in your garden. As the seasons progress, the foliage transitions from fresh greens to a stunning palette of oranges, reds, and purples, creating a vibrant and dynamic landscape. This compact shrub requires minimal maintenance, making it an ideal choice for busy gardeners. Enjoy the ever-changing hues and the architectural beauty of the Pygmy Barberry as it adds a touch of elegance to your outdoor space.

Growth rate: Reaches a mature height and width of 2-3 ft

Please note: Images on our website depict plants and trees at full maturity to showcase their expected grown characteristics. These images are illustrative examples only and do not represent the size of plants or trees upon delivery.

Pruning: The Pygmy Barberry generally requires minimal pruning. If needed, prune in late winter or early spring to remove any dead, damaged, or overcrowded branches. This promotes healthy growth and maintains the plant's compact shape.

Fertilization: Fertilize the Pygmy Barberry in early spring with a balanced slow-release fertilizer. Follow the manufacturer's instructions for application rates and apply the fertilizer around the base of the shrub. This provides essential nutrients for vigorous growth and vibrant foliage.

Winter Protection: In zones 5-10 primarily, the Pygmy Barberry exhibits excellent hardiness and can tolerate cold temperatures. Apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the shrub in late fall to protect the roots and conserve moisture. Avoid excessive pruning in late summer or fall, as new growth may be susceptible to winter damage.


When planting the Pygmy Barberry, choose a location that receives full to partial sun and has well-draining soil. Dig a hole slightly larger than the root ball and place the shrub in the hole, ensuring it is at the same depth as it was in the container. Backfill the hole with soil, gently firming it around the plant's base. Water thoroughly after planting to help establish the roots. Whether planted in a pot or in the ground, the Pygmy Barberry thrives in various settings and brings an element of beauty to any space.

The Pygmy Barberry thrives in full sun to partial shade. It requires at least 6 hours of direct sunlight daily to maintain its vibrant foliage colors. Water the plant deeply and thoroughly, allowing the soil to dry slightly between waterings. Aim to provide consistent moisture, but avoid overwatering, as the plant prefers well-drained soil.

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We have perfected packaging and shipping plants & trees! That is why we DO NOT use any third-party fulfillment like most other online retailers. Your trees go straight from our farm to your door, safely packaged by our team of seasoned professionals. Our process ensures your plants leave our facility and arrive to your door in the best condition possible!

In cases of extreme cold or hot weather, we may temporarily delay shipping to ensure the well-being of your plants. Our primary focus is on delivering healthy and thriving plants to you. Rest assured, we'll make every effort to notify you of any delays promptly.

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USDA GROW ZONE:

Zones 4-8

The Pygmy Barberry (Berberis thunbergii) is well-suited for USDA hardiness zones 4-8. It exhibits excellent adaptability within these zones and can withstand various climatic conditions, including both cold winters and hot summers.

Our Process

We have perfected packaging and shipping plants & trees! That is why we DO NOT use any third-party fulfillment like most other online retailers. Your trees go straight from our farm to your door, safely packaged by our team of seasoned professionals. Our process ensures your plants leave our facility and arrive to your door in the best condition possible!