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Berberis Sunjoy® Mini Maroon®
ENLARGE IMAGE Proven Winners Shrub adds color to any area
  • Sunjoy Mini Maroon barberry
  • Sunjoy Mini Maroon barberry
  • Sunjoy Mini Maroon barberry
  • Sunjoy Mini Maroon barberry
  • Sunjoy Mini Maroon barberry
  • Sunjoy Mini Maroon barberry

Berberis Sunjoy® Mini Maroon®

Deep, dramatic color for your landscape!
ZONE 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
As low as $14.99
  • Trouble-free low growing hedge with striking color
  • Non-invasive deep purple-red foliage
  • Trim to shape if desired, otherwise needs no pruning
  • Deer and drought proof shrub
  • Light: full sun, Mature size: 2-3' x 2-3'
  • Ship size: Starter Quart
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Berberis Sunjoy® Mini Maroon® Description

Enjoy the effortless color of barberry with no seeds - Sunjoy Mini Maroon® barberry (Berberis sp.)is a sterile, dark-leafed selection!

Years in development, this very special barberry provides the rich color and texture you demand, but with no risk of it spreading beyond your yard. This trouble-free and easy to grow shrub reaches just 24-36 in high and 24-36 in wide.

  • Non-invasive - It still flowers and produces fruit, but the seeds are not viable. 
  • Habit & shape - Oh-so-tidy, with a mounded habit that needs little or no pruning. 
  • Trouble-free - tolerant of heat, cold, and drought and always unbothered by deer.
  • Soil  - Not at all fussy about soil.  Drought tolerant. It thrives in sand or clay, average to dry soil, even pollution and urban conditions!
  • Deer-proof - Plants have pointy thorns that are unattractive to deer. A good choice for planting under windows to deter intruders.
  • Pest free -  Virtually pest free!
  • Low growing hedge   Lovely planted as a maintenance-free, low growing hedge.
  • Containers - A fine choice to brighten up your favorite container.

Features:  Cold hardy, Deer resistant, Drought tolerant, Easy care, Fall color, Foliage interest, Heat tolerant, Burn resistant, Multi-seasonal interest

Flowers are sterile and does not set seed.  Restricted:  CT, IN, MA, ME, NH, NY, VT

Quick Facts

  • Botanical name:
    Berberis thunbergii 'NCBT1'
  • Common name:
  • Zone:
  • Sun exposure:
    Full sun
  • Delivery:
    See schedule
  • Ship form:
    1 quart
  • Soil type:
  • Soil moisture:
  • Height x width:
    2-3' x 2-3'
  • Flower color:
  • Foliage color:
  • Bloom season:
    Mid spring
  • Uses:
    Accent, Background, Container gardening, Foundation planting, Hedge plant, Ornamental, Rock garden, Small spaces
  • Cannot ship to:
  • Patent #: USPP 30,330



Soil: Very adaptable to a wide range of soil types as long as it drains well, as it will not tolerate any standing water.  It is not particular as to soil type or pH, and is able to handle environmental salt. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution.
Light: Sun to partial shade.
Water: Average water needs.Water regularly; do not over water.
Spacing: 24-36 in.
Fertilizing: Fertilizer needs are low. If you want it to grow faster, apply a rose fertilizer in early spring.
Winterizing: No specific care needed.
Maintenance & pruning: Prune for desired shape in late spring after bloom time, otherwise no pruning is required.