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B. thunbergii atropurpurea

Suitable for any normal soil and position and the following 
Ultimate Height5ft (1.5m)Exposed/WindyYes
Hedge Height3-5ft (90-150cm)Damp ShadeNo
Av. Growth/Year*1ft (30cm)Dry ShadeYes
Wet SitesNo
NativeNoCoastal AreasNo
EvergreenNoChalky SoilYes

Av. Growth/Year* = Average growth per year in first 10-20 years, click here for more details.

BERBERIS, PURPLE (B. thunbergii atropurpurea)
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Purple Berberis hedge, inset: leaves and berries in autumn.

Compact, deciduous, prickly hedge with rich reddish-purple leaves turning vivid red in autumn. Small yellow flowers in spring followed by some edible red berries in autumn which are attractive to wildlife.
HEDGE Trim in winter. For hedges 3-5ft (0.9m-1.5m). Plant 2ft (60cm) apart.
SHRUB 5ft x 6ft (1.5m x 1.8m).

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 Price per plant for 
 Tr 16-24ins

Tr = Transplanted, click here for more details.
We can only sell bare-rooted/transplanted plants when they are dormant. Depending on the weather this is normally between November and March. We only charge for goods paid by credit/debit cards when they are despatched.


Please enter length of hedge you require below. The number of plants and price for these will then be shown on the right hand side.

Length of Hedge

Planting Distance2ft/60cm
No Plants 
Tr  16-24ins

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