How to Care for Japanese Barberry Bonsai
Posted on February 08 2019
Your Barberry Bonsai
Berberis thunbergii should be placed in full sun. The green, yellow and variegated leaf types seem to hold their vivid color better in sun. Use a deep training pot when under development. Fibrous roots won't tolerate wet conditions. Buds back readily after pruning. A bonsai natural, 'Ruby Carousel' is one of the purple leaf types.
- Open, uniform low rounded habit
- Variable fall color
- Yellow flowers Apr - May.
- Red fruit from Oct into the winter.