Berberis x stenophylla Hedging Plants Description
Other evergreen varieties of Barberry include Berberis darwinii and Berberis julianae. Evergreen Barberry has small dark green leathery leaves held on graceful arching branches. In spring, the fragrant cup shaped yellow flowers smother the stems and in autumn there are plentiful blue/black berries, which are attractive to birds. Serious thorns and a dense habit make it a useful roosting, hiding and nesting place.
It is best in sun, but is shade tolerant, and grows well in all soils and situations (including coastal) other than very wet and windy sites. See also our range of alternative hedging for exposed sites. Trim to shape after flowering or leave to grow for a more natural appearance. Having small foliage, it can be trimmed to certain shapes and being immune to the worrying Box blight, you will find this species within our Box Hedging Alternatives.
Here at Hedges Direct we have a great range of Berberis plants; you can find more information on the different varieties we stock in our Berberis Hedging Guide
If Berberis stenophylla isn't what you are looking for and you would like further advice in order to decide which the right hedge is for you, we'd recommend that you visit our Choosing the Right Species page which has suggestions and alternatives for every wish list, requirement or situation.
Youll see our recommended planting densities for each size and root type listed in the product grid. We suggest that you use these as a guide, taking into consideration how long youre willing to wait to see your finished hedge. As a rough indication bare roots can be planted at anything from 3 to 7 per metre and cell grown between 4 and 6 - the higher densities here would need to be planted in a double staggered row or zig-zag.
For more information on planting distances please see our planting density advice section
Berberis stenophylla hedge trimming should be done immediately after flowering.
is available on all orders providing they meet the minimum spend criteria for the size of box or pallet. Pallet deliveries and large box deliveries for tall plants are indicated by icons on the product table listings. Delivery costs and minimum order details for each packaging type are as follows:
|Packaging Type||Standard Delivery Charge||Minimum Order Values (incl VAT) for FREE Delivery|
|Boxes (Bare roots and pots up to and incl. 7.5L)||£4.99 delivery charge (orders up to £100 incl VAT) ||Orders of £100 and over - FREE|
|Pallets (Root balls, large pots, trees etc)||£60.00 delivery charge (orders up to £200 incl VAT)||Orders of £200 and over - FREE|
There are some exceptions to the standard delivery pricing structure, which relate to deliveries to more remote areas, overseas, or extremely tall plants requiring specialist delivery - for more information see the Delivery Information Page. (Please note that due to new Brexit rules, we are currently unable to export to both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.)Delivery Time
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