Black Barberry (Berberis gagnepainii) in the Barberries Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Will Naturalize
Edible Parts: Fruit
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Stratify seeds: seeds require a cooling period prior to germination and are best planted in the Fall
Sow in situ
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Various insects
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

Comments:
Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Sep 21, 2011 4:18 PM

Valuable source of nectar and pollen for honey bees

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