Japanese Barberry (Berberis thunbergii Sunjoy® Gold Pillar) in the Barberries Database

Trade name information:
Series: Sunjoy®
Trade Name: Gold Pillar
Cultivar name: 'Maria'
Common names:
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Also sold as:
Maria®

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 36-48 inches
Plant Spread: 18-24 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Other: yellow foliage
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Indehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Blooms on old wood
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Will Naturalize
Edible Parts: Fruit
Wildlife Attractant: 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
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP: 18082
Parentage: Aurea x Unknown

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Location: Botanical Garden Brookings, OregonDate: 2014-05-22
By wcgypsy
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Location: Botanical Garden Brookings, OregonDate: 2014-05-22
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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plants settling in a raised bed by Beaune18 Jul 11, 2018 6:14 AM 0
Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Feb 8, 2013 9:39 PM 130

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