Berberis thunbergii ‘Fireball’ boasts vibrant fiery red foliage, and performs best in full sun to light shade, in well draining soil. Trim hard back at an early age to encourage strong basal branching. A real eye-catcher in the landscape!
Plants have passed the USDA Cereal Rust Disease Trials in MN. This variety has been added to the Federal Register as an approved cultivar.
Origin: Czech Republic
Description / Plant Notes:
- USDA Zone 4 (-20°F or -28°C)
- Bloom: Foliage selection. To date, no flowers have been observed
- Vibrant fiery red foliage
- Tight compact rounded habit, 1-2' x 1-2' in 5 years, (Ultimately 2' x 2' untrimmed)
- Patent Status: USPP #21,100