Also known as the Magellan Barberry the Nana Barberry is an attractive, evergreen shrub grows to only 18″ in height. Native to Chile and Argentina this Barberry features leathery, dark green foliage, bright orange-yellow flowers, and tart, dark purple berries. When sweetened, the berries make a tasty juice, high in vitamin C. Nana Barberry is easy to grow and hardy to about 0F.
For more information on this amazing landscape plant, refer to its plant page in the Oregon State University Landscape Plants page.
Latin Name: Berberis buxifolia ‘Nana’
Site and Soil: Barberries like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Self-fertile.
Hardiness: Hardy to about 0° F.
Bearing Age: 2 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 18″ in height
Fruit Skin: Dark purple
Flower Color: Orange-yellow
Bloom Time: April
Ripening Time: September
Yield: 1-2 lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Barberry is not bothered by pests and diseases.
USDA Zone: 7