Barberry shrub diseases occur from pest infestation and fungal infection. Though barberries are low maintenance trees. Yet they need to be protected from wet conditions. These plants require full sunlight and soil that is well drained. Wet conditions invite fungal infections and pest manifestation and hence avoid them as much as possible.More...
How To Plant A Barberry ?
Barberry plants can be used for landscaping around your house. These plants are wonderful ornamental plants that have yellow colored leaves and bright red berries hanging like bunches from the stems. In winters these barberries adds beauty to your existing garden. It is also a plant that is completely non-toxic, and, thus, making it ideal for family and children.
Barberry plants are an all weather plants that require very little maintenance. With little care and prevention from wet conditions these can thrive for years. To plant a barberry plant, you would require a location that has full availability of sunlight, some digging tools for preparation of the ground and good quality of manure and compost.More...
Barberry In Winter
The scientific name for barberry is Berberis vulgaris. Many gardeners plant barberry as ornamental plants. These are quite famous for their valued flowers, gorgeous foliage fall, brilliant red berries that are often seen hanging from the bushes. Barberries were grown by the Arabs for preparing sherbets, and the English used to cultivate them for its handsome berry bushes.
The name barberry has come from Arab referring to as berberys, which signifies a shell that perhaps means its leaves that have hollow shell-like shape. Many associate its name with the people of Africa’s Barbary Coast, the Berbers.More...
When To Prune Barberry ?
Barberries are ornamental plants that add up to the beauty of your gardens. These are perfect for landscaping your houses. These plants can grow extremely well in any condition with just little care. They grow uniformly and thus are ideal for hedges and borders.
These plants have thorns, and hence, you must be careful while trimming or pruning them. Those of you who are planning to prune them must wear appropriate clothing such as long gloves or shirts that have long sleeves. Wearing such clothes will prevent you from scratches and bruises. When barberries are grown as hedges, they need pruning at least 2 to 3 times in a year. In all other plantation they would be requiring very less of pruning mostly during the winters when they lie dormant.More...