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Berberis thunb. 'Golden Horizon'® - 3Ltr Plant



Catalogue Code: 5140-5870

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Regular price £18.99
Berberis thunbergii are spiny deciduous shrubs grown for small brightly coloured flowers in spring and coloured foliage often becoming vivid red or orange in autumn. Berberis thunbergii ‘Golden Horizon’ is a low growing shrub with bright yellow-green leaves turning orange in autumn, suitable for the front of the border or as ground cover.

Key Features

  • Perfect for pots and containers
  • Loved by pollinators
  • Hardy perennial
  • Prefers full sun

Pack Contents: 1 x 3Ltr Plant

Size: 1m x 1m

Height: 1m


  • Horizontal habit deciduous shrub
  • Yellow-green foliage
  • Orange autumn colour.
  • Pale cream flowers
  • Useful ground cover

Berberis thunbergii are spiny deciduous shrubs grown for their small brightly coloured flowers in spring and coloured foliage which turns vivid red or orange in autumn. Berberis thunbergii ‘Golden Horizon’ has cream flowers and bright yellow-green oval leaves which turn orange in the autumn when it also bears bright red berries.. .

Grow Berberis thunbergii ‘Golden Horizon’ in a sunny position to maintain good foliage colour. With its horizontal habit it makes good ground cover or plant it as a feature near the front of the border. Ultimate height and spread: 1 metre.

How you will receive your plants: 

Selected by our team of experts and sent from our nursery, you will receive your plant in a pot, ready to plant out. 

Can’t plant straight away? 

Place the pot in a sheltered spot outdoors and water regularly to keep the soil moist. 

Planting in the ground: 

Dig a hole slightly wider than the rootball of the plant. Place the plant in the hole so that it sits at the same level in the ground as it did in the pot. When backfilling, mix in a soil improver such as well-rotted farmyard manure. Firm the soil around the plant and water well. 

Planting in containers: 

Choose a pot with good drainage holes. Place stones or crocks (bits of broken pottery) at the bottom of the pot to stop the drainage holes clogging up. Use a good quality compost. Feed and water container-grown plants regularly.

Water shrubs regularly in the first year after planting and in dry periods

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