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Barberry 'Pygmy Ruby'

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Shiny, deep red leaves cover the naturally dense, globe-shaped shrub. With no trimming required to maintain its neat, dwarf habit, this makes a fine low-maintenance mass-planting, low border or accent. Photo credit: Lake County Nursery


  • Full Sun

  • Moderate

  • Height
    2 feet or less

  • Spread
    2—4 feet

Availability: Out of stock



Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.

Brand Monrovia
Botanical Name Berberis thunbergii 'Pygruzam'
Plant Type Shrubs
Plant Subtype BERBERIS
Foliage Color Red
Light Needs Full Sun
Water Needs Moderate
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones 4 - 8
Height 2 feet or less
Spread 2—4 feet
Habit Round, Round
Special Uses Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care
Landscape Uses Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedges and Screens

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