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Damhead Nursery
Damhead Farm
Lothianburn
Midlothian
EH10 7DZ

Details:
B. verruculosa is a medium-sized, spiny, rather slow-growing evergreen shrub with oval leaves, dark shiny green above, white beneath. Solitary yellow flowers 2cm across are followed by 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
1-1.5 metres
Ultimate spread
1-1.5 metres
Time to ultimate height
10-20 years
 

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

How to care
Pruning
Pruning group 8
Pests
Could be affected by berberis sawfly
Diseases
May be infected by powdery mildews

Berberis verruculosa

£7.40Price
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