Details
'Compacta' is an evergreen shrub with small, densely-packed, holly-like leaves, red-tinged in spring. Hanging sprays of small orange flowers with touches of red appear in spring and then followed by bunches of blue-black berries.
 

Hardiness
H5 - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10)

Aspect
North-facing or South-facing or East-facing or West-facing.

Exposure
Exposed or Sheltered
 

Moisture
Well-drained, Moist but well-drained.

Soil

Clay, Chalk, Sand, Loam

pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Size
Ultimate height
0.5-1 metres
Ultimate spread
0.5-1 metres
Time to ultimate height
5-10 years

How to grow
Cultivation
Grows in any soil except waterlogged. A sunny position will encourage fruiting
Propagation
Propagate from semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Low Maintenance Hedging & Screens Banks and Slopes Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden City & Courtyard Gardens

How to care
Pruning
Pruning group 8
Pests
Could be affected by berberis sawfly
Diseases
Generally disease free

Berberis darwinii 'Compacta'

£7.88Price
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    0131 445 4698

    Damhead Nursery
    Damhead Farm
    Lothianburn
    Midlothian
    EH10 7DZ

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