Colorful Barberry That is Super Easy to Grow
Rosy Glow Barberry offers unique coloration of purple, pink and red. It grows in partial to full sun, but full sun brings out the best colors. The Rosy Glow’s natural rounded shape needs little to no pruning, and it is deer resistant. If you want to just do some clean up trimming, prune Rosy Glow Barberry in late winter, before any new growth emerges.
Rosy Glow growth rate is slow. They tolerate moist soil conditions and will do just fine in partial shade although you will get more color variations if planted in full sun. Once established, Rosy Glow Barberry shrubs will tolerate dry conditions.
Rosy Glow Barberry is used as a single specimen plant or in mass planting. Commonly used a hedge, a barrier, or foundation plant. The Rosy Glow is also good as a shrubby ground cover for large areas.
Berberis thunbergii ‘Rose Glow’
|4 to 5 feet
|3 to 4 feet
|Broad leaf deciduous shrub
|Partial to full sun
|Any well drained slightly acidic soil
|Water well until established.
|4 to 8
USDA Hardiness Zones 4 to 8
Rose Glow Japanese Barberry Care
Plant Rose Glow Japanese Barberry in full sun for best results. The Barberry needs regular watering, at least weekly. The shrub needs little pruning, at most once each spring. If growing Rose Glow shrubs in a formal hedge, you might need to prune to shape a couple of times a year.
Rose Glow Japanese Barberry Spacing
Enjoy a natural and amazing red hedge with Rose Glow Japanese Barberry. Place each shrub just under 4 feet apart from center of your planting hole to give them room to eventually grow together.
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