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Berberis ‘Tiny Gold’

Berberis thunbergii

This tiny beauty has bright sunshine yellow foliage in spring/summer darkening to a yellowy – lime green as the summer progresses, followed by deep red autumn tints. Berberis thunbergii ‘Tiny Gold’ maintains its color throughout the growing season.

Tight compact rounded habit measures 1-2’ x 1-2’ in 5 years (Ultimately 2’ x 2’ untrimmed). This dwarf barberry is sure to be in hit in landscapes as a mass planting, specimen plant, or container plant. and keeps a dense habit with minimal pruning. Perfect for small yards or even rock gardens. Easy care, drought tolerant once established.

To date, no flowers have been observed. 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
  • Low, tight, rounded compact habit
  • Burn resistant

Patent Status: PP 17,084

PK Sheet
USDA Zone: 4 - 9
Height: 12 to 24-inches
30 to 61-centimeters
Spread: 12 to 24-inches
30 to 61-centimeters
Foliage Colors: Yellow, Chartreuse
Light Levels: Full-Sun, Partial-Sun
Growth Habit: Compact-rounded
Usage: Containers, Garden border, Gardens, Landscapes, Mass landscape planting, Pots
Patent Status: PP 17,084
Origin: Czech Republic

Grower Culture

Media: Well-draining media
Water: Well-Drained to Moderate
Crop Timing from Rooted Liners:
1-gallon: 39 to 52-weeks with 1 ppp
3-gallon: 78 to 104-weeks with 1 ppp