Sun RequirementsBerberis x media ‘Red Jewel’ can handle either an exposed or a sheltered position and can cope with either full sun or partial shade.
Barberry ‘Red Jewel’ is fully hardy.
Berberis x media ‘Red Jewel’ is a relatively slow grower and will reach its full height in 10 to 20 years depending on conditions. It can reach heights of up to 1.5m and will spread up to 1.5m.
Berberis x media ‘Red Jewel’ produces yellow flowers. These flowers will be produced between March to April.
Barberry ‘Red Jewel’ is a deciduous plant and produces red and purple foliage.
Wildlife, Pests and Diseases
Berberis x media ‘Red Jewel’ can have problems with Sawfly, it can also be vulnerable to certain diseases such as powdery mildews and is considered toxic.
Barberry ‘Red Jewel’ requires a soil that stays slightly wet, but also has decent drainage and it can be planted in soil of any pH.