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Sunjoy Citrus Barberry

Berberis thunbergii 'Koren'
Sunjoy Citrus Barberry
Sunjoy Citrus Barberry
Sunjoy Citrus Barberry
Sunjoy Citrus Barberry
Sunjoy Citrus Barberry
Sunjoy Citrus Barberry
Sunjoy Citrus Barberry
Sunjoy Citrus Barberry
Sunjoy Citrus Barberry
Sunjoy Citrus Barberry
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Sunjoy Citrus Barberry

Berberis thunbergii 'Koren'

A Naturally Round Bush with Exciting Yellow Color

  • Non-Invasive
  • Deer, Disease, and Pest resistant
  • Drought, Salt, and Pollution tolerant
  • Low Maintenance and Hardy
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The Sunjoy Citrus Barberry is a compact barberry bush with outstanding yellow color. This barberry's naturally rounded shape doesn't require pruning to maintain. The Citrus barberry is deer, disease, and burn resistant, non-invasive, and easy to grow.

This dwarf rounded barberry only grows 2 to 3 feet tall and wide so it's perfect for small yards. This barberry is very unique and faster growing substitute for boxwood bushes.

Key Features

  • Non-invasive. Sunjoy Barberries are sterile so the will not reseed and spread like other barberries.
  • Deer Resistant. Barberries have thorns that keep away deer and other animals like rabbits that can severely damage your landscape.
  • Low maintenance. Barberries are pest and disease resistant and drought tolerant once established.
  • Burn resistant. Unlike many other yellow barberries the Citrus barberry's leaves will not burn in full sun.
  • Color. Add lovely bright and contrasting color with the Sunjoy Citrus barberry!
  • Shape. Enjoy a compact and round shape with this exciting new barberry.

Pro Tip: The Sunjoy Citrus Barberry is not only more sun tolerant than other varieties, it is also heat tolerant.

Sunjoy Citrus Barberry FAQ

What Are Good Companion Plants For This Barberry?

Boxwoods are known to pair well with barberry to make attractive border shrubs and foundation plants.

Do Barberry Lose Their Leaves In the Winter?

Expect this shrub to lose foliage in the colder winter months.

How To Prune A Sunjoy Citrus Barberry

There is no need to prune this shrub. However, if you prefer a manicured look, prune in late winter before the new spring growth.

Caring for Sunjoy Citrus Barberry
Plant your Sunjoy Barberry in full sun to part shade. These hardy shrubs are adaptable to just about any soil that drains well. After planting be sure to water deeply 1-2 times per week in order for the roots to grow properly.  Once established this shrub is drought tolerant and extremely low maintenance.  Watering is generally only needed in periods of extreme drought. Applying 2 inches of mulch will help protect the roots in extreme temperatures and keep the soil moist. There is no need to prune this shrub. However, if you prefer a manicured look, prune in winter. Fertilize with our balanced slow release fertilizer in spring. This Barberry is salt, pollution, heat, and cold tolerant and disease, pest, rabbit, and deer resistant.
Landscape ideas
  • Great sub for boxwoods
  • A stand out foundation planting!
  • Add to a mixed bed or garden for a unique and contrasting pop of color. 
  • For tons of color plant this barberry in mass!
  • We love the Citrus barberry in containers - beautiful and fun!
growing zone 4-8
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Growing Zones 4-8
Shipping Restriction AZ, CA
Soil Type Adaptable
Sunlight Full, Partial
Drought Tolerance Good
Mature Height 2-3 Feet
Mature Width 2-3 Feet
Growth Rate moderate
Fall Color Orange

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