Red Japanese Barberry

Berberis thunbergii Atropurpurea

Red Japanese Barberry  - Berberis thunbergii Atropurpurea
Red Japanese Barberry  - Berberis thunbergii Atropurpurea

Red Japanese Barberry

Berberis thunbergii Atropurpurea

  • Red Japanese Barberry is great for contemporary ranch modern styles. Provides dramatic year round interest. Deer resistant.  Beautiful dark burgundy foliage grows dense and billowing.  New growth in the Spring is a lighter contrasting red.  USDA Zone: 4-8

Foliage: Deciduous

Sun Exposure: Full Sun/lite Shade

Water Needs: Moderate/regular

Bloom Season: Spring

Mature Height: 4-5'

Mature Width: 4-5'

Attributes: Drought Tolerant, Deer Resistant, Woodland Garden, Zen Garden, English & Cottage Garden


Proper planting technique will help your plants thrive! Follow these simple steps to help your plants establish quickly, develop a strong root system, and live longer:

  • Properly dig the hole
  • Amend the soil to suit each particular plant
  • Place the plant and backfill the soil
  • Provide ample water for each particular plant
  • Review our how to plant guide!

For detailed information, please download our planting guides:

We deliver to Southern California including Los Angeles County, Orange County, San Diego County, Riverside County, Imperial County, Ventura County, Santa Barbara County, and neighboring areas.

List of delivery zones and rates.
Delivery Zone Delivery Rate
Zone 1 $49.00
Zone 2 $59.00
Zone 3 $79.00
Zone 4 $99.00
Zone 5 $149.00
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