Berberis thunbergii Orange Rocket
Berberis thunbergii Orange Rocket is a compactupright growing, deciduousbarbarry with vibrant coloured foliage.
This shrub makes an lovely addition to the border and a unique hedge.
Details Berberis thunbergii Orange Rocket
- Bee Friendly
- Blooms: May – June
- Flower colour: yellow
- Leaf colour: Red
- Decorative Fruit
- Full grown: 10 Years
- Full grown height: 75 – 100 cm
- Full grown width: 50 – 75 cm
- Plant location: Sun and semi shade
- Hardiness: -15 Celsius
How to take care of Thunbergii Orange Rocket
BE CAREFUL HANDLING Thunbergii Orange Rocket AS IT HAS SHARP THORNS! For best results soak the roots for approx. 2 hrs. before planting and water well after planting and for the next few weeks. Thunbergii Orange Rocket grows in almost any soil except waterlogged soil.
Place in a sunny position as it will encourage fruiting and spectacular autumn colour although it will tolerate partial shade. This slow-growing shrub can take years to reach its full height. For hedging plant 4 shrubs per meter, this will create an dense impermeable hedge.
Flowers are produced on new branches, prune back hard in spring removing all of the previous year’s branches to 3-4 pairs of live buds from the main stem.Thunbergii Orange Rocket can be invasive.